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

7 August 2017 - 04:29 pm
Maggie Harris, poet and author of short story collection Writing on Water, has won third prize in the International Welsh Poetry Competition for her poem, ‘On watching a lemon sail the sea’.See the full list of winners and commended poems on the Welsh Poetry Competition Website, and read Maggie’s prize-winning poem.   
3 August 2017 - 09:50 am
Enter our giveaway to win a copy of Black Shiver Moss, Graham Mort’s masterly tenth collection of poetry.To enter, simply sign up to the Seren newsletter before 1st September:https://www.serenbooks.com/newsletter/signup About Black Shiver Moss:Graham Mort writes beautifully about North Yorkshire, but in Black Shiver Moss new places are made familiar by Mort’s vivid descriptions and evocations: landscapes and peoples as distant as South Africa and as close as...
1 August 2017 - 12:15 pm
Each month we are shining the spotlight on one outstanding author in celebration of Wales’ year of legends, and for August, this is the prize-winning author of poetry, essays and fiction, Robert Minhinnick.Minhinnick is the co-founder of the environmental organisation Sustainable Wales, and was formerly the editor of Poetry Wales. He has written for television, provided columns for The Western Mail and Planet, and published a number of books – short stories, poetry, novels, and...
26 July 2017 - 04:44 pm
Martyn Crucefix’s new collection, The Lovely Disciplines, is newly available from Seren.Composed with his characteristic grace and precision, these new poems step straight into a contemporary world where cursors blink, people Skype, consult Google Street View, make erotically-charged visits to the opticians, find ATM receipts in second-hand books of poetry. Such acuteness of observation is one of the ‘lovely disciplines’ in these vivid, exploratory poems that...
17 July 2017 - 01:25 pm
Summer is here and with it comes our half price sale. For one week only, enjoy 50% off our books – 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 find some wonderful new reading material for these long summer nights.Sale ends midnight, Sunday 23 July.