News

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

Seren summer sale
22 August 2016 - 11:39 am
The Seren summer sale has landed – for one week only you can enjoy 50% off the books on our website!Everything from poetry, novels, short stories, art, biography and our enduringly popular Mabinogion books are included, so what are you waiting for? Have a browse, and fill your library for less.Sale ends midnight, Bank Holiday Monday (29/08/2016).
11 August 2016 - 09:42 am
The inaugural Llangwm Literary Festival begins tomorrow, and among the many fantastic events in store are three with Seren authors.Taking place in a beautiful former fishing village nestled on the Cleddau, on the edge of the Pembrokeshire Coastal National Park, the Llangwm Literary Festival features a varied list of literary talks, as well as creative writing and art workshops for adults and children, “Poems and Pints”, drumming, and songs and poetry in English and Welsh. The...
2 August 2016 - 01:19 pm
Held during the first week of August every year, the National Eisteddfod is a celebration of the culture and language in Wales.  The festival travels from place to place, alternating between north and south Wales, attracting around 150,000 visitors and over 250 tradestands and stalls.This year the National Eisteddfod is being held in beautiful Abergavenny, Monmouthshire. If you are visiting the festival, come and find us! We have brought along a great range of books, so have a browse and a...
29 July 2016 - 11:20 am
Carolyn Jess-Cooke’s poem, ‘My Father Shows Me His Bare Knuckles’ has placed among the shortlist for this year’s London Magazine Poetry Prize.To see the winners and the full list of shortlisted poems, visit The London Magazine website.Carolyn Jess-Cooke’s latest poetry collection, Boom!, was published by Seren (2014).
22 July 2016 - 02:18 pm
Jasmine Donahaye’s powerful memoir, Losing Israel, triumphed in the Creative Non-Fiction category against strong competition.The three titles shortlisted for the Open University in Wales Creative Non-Fiction award all, in very different ways, dealt with examining Wales’ position in the world, themes of globalisation and the significance of culture.Wales Unchained by Daniel G. Williams (University of Wales Press) was praised for its brilliantly entertaining, scholarly prose. Woman...