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The latest news on Seren’s books, authors, events and prizes.

28 April 2016 - 10:55 am
The Cross Sports Book Awards today announced their shortlists, and Anne Lauppe-Dunbar’s powerful debut novel Dark Mermaids is on the shortlist for the New Writer of the Year category.The Cross Sports Book Awards is a major annual promotion for Sports Writing & Publishing; the awards exist to highlight the most outstanding sports books of the previous calendar year.Dark Mermaids is a shocking story of the horrors of a political system that doped its youngsters to sporting superhero...
22 April 2016 - 10:09 am
Jasmine Donahaye’s Losing Israel has been longlisted in the New Welsh Review Best Travel Book Poll.The longlist of 20 titles has been selected by co-judges Gwen Davies and Rory MacLean with nominations from the students of the University of South Wales and librarians across Wales. The shortlist and winner will be revealed on 1 June and 7 July respectively. Vote for Losing Israel on the New Welsh Writing Awards website.About Losing Israel:Jasmine Donahaye’s search for her...
7 April 2016 - 11:08 am
If you haven’t yet discovered our New Stories from the Mabinogion series, then now is the perfect time. Until 14 April, the first book in the series, White Ravens by Owen Sheers, is only 99p in the Kobo Spring into a New Series sale.The eleven stories in the Mabinogion come from two medieval Welsh manuscripts, with roots dating back many centuries earlier. They bring us Celtic mythology, Arthurian romance, and their own view of the Island of Britain. There is enchantment and shapeshifting...
1 April 2016 - 03:32 pm
Rhian Elizabeth has won the Second Prize Story Award in the Terry Hetherington Young Writers Award 2016, for her short story ‘The Runners’.The Terry Hetherington Young Writers Award celebrates the talent of young writers of poetry and prose.There will be an awards ceremony on  Friday 24th June at the Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea, 7:00 pm. There will be a selection of young writers from past winners, and 2016 entries. Last year's winner Natalie Ann Holborow will present this...
Easter egg 30% off sale
24 March 2016 - 10:40 am
Happy Easter everyone! We have a special Easter egg on the website for you: 30% off books across the Seren store.The Easter holiday carries with it the message of new beginnings, so why not begin a new book? Our 30% offer includes our gorgeous poetry, fiction and non-fiction titles, so there is something for everyone.We hope you find something new to bury your nose in this Easter.Offer ends midnight, Monday 28th March.