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

20 September 2010 - 09:16 pm
Join us at an evening to launch Seren's Mabinogion Series. This is an unique opportunity to hear Owen Sheers, Russell Celyn Jones, Niall Griffiths and Gwyneth Lewis discussing their own take on the Mabinogion. In the prestigious settings of the St David's Hotel, the audience will have the opportunity for Q&A and the chance to get all four books signed by the authors. Thursday October 28th,  7pm.Part of BayLit organised by Academi. Tickets £10. Ticket Line 02920 472 266. Early...
17 August 2010 - 10:20 am
Congratulations to Carrie Etter who has won the London Festival Fringe Prize for the Best First Collection of Poetry 2010.
15 August 2010 - 08:53 pm
Read an interview with Costa Prize winning poet John Haynes on the Cyprus Well website www.cypruswell.com His new book-length poem, You, is available now from Seren.
11 August 2010 - 06:53 pm
This weekend you can get not one taster but two of Carol Rumens' new collection De Chirico's Threads. On Saturday 14th the Guardian will include 'De Chirico Paints Ariadne on Naxos' as its poem of the week. The FT doesn't agree with that choice, however, it will print 'Hurbinek's Children' as its poem of the week. Whichever you choose they're both terrific poems from a terrific new collection by one of the outstanding poets in the UK.    And tune into 'Words and Music' on...
22 July 2010 - 05:15 pm
Those curious about the state of Welsh writing could hope for little better introduction than last night's Oxfam Readathon, which brought an extraordinary cross-section of literart talent straight to the Milgi yurt. The standout performance of the evening came from Seren author Peter Finch. A big imposing Welahman dressed all in black, he was forced to hunch in the low - ceilinged yurt like an ogre in a doll's house. The poems he chose were rancorous, unyielding and immensely powerful, and not...