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The latest news on Seren’s books, authors, events and prizes.
29 November 2010 - 10:09 am
Join Mike Jenkins Moor Music and Paul Henry The Brittle Sea at our final First Thursday poetry session of 2010. Followed by an Open Mic session for all poetry enthusiasts to showcase their work. 2nd December, 7.30pm. Media Point Room, Chapter Arts Centre, Canton Cardiff. £2 entry. First Thursday is supported by Academi.
23 November 2010 - 07:37 pm
Poet Paul Henry presents a long-overdue celebration of one of the greatest 20th century poets, W.S. Graham, on Radio 3 this weekend. Sunday 28th November 21.30 to 22.15
22 November 2010 - 02:39 pm
Seren joins the celebrations for National Short Story Week (22-28 Nov) by revisiting some great short stories collections, published over the last couple of years: Sing Sorrow Sorrow: Dark and Chilling Tales by Gwen Davies (ed.). Graham Mort Touch (2010) Emyr Humphreys, The Woman at the Window (2009) Glenda Beagan The Great Master of Ecstasy (2010) Lloyd Jones My Favourite Colouring Book (2008)
19 November 2010 - 12:51 pm
TS Eliot Shortlisted poet Pascale Petit has recommended Seren title, Women's Work edited by Eva Salzman & Amy Wack. In Inpress's online newsletter, Petit chose four titles including Women's Work. Petit whose latest title What the Water Gave Me: Poems after Frida Kahlo described the Seren title as, 'somewhere to find modern women poets gathered in one capacious volume'.
15 November 2010 - 10:58 am
Pascale Petit's What the Water Gave Me is a book of the year in the Observer. Jackie Kay (Novelist) writes "Pascale's poems are as fresh as paint, and make you look all over again at Frida and her brilliant and tragic life".