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

5 October 2011 - 09:58 am
Seren Books celebrates its 30th birthday with the launch of two more books in the ‘New Stories from the Mabinogion’ series on Tuesday 18th October 2011 7pm at Chapter Arts Centre. Fflur Dafydd’s ‘The White Trail’ is a twenty-first-century quest for love and revenge: while in Horatio Clare’s ‘The Prince’s Pen’, England is a defeated archipelago, but in the far west insurrection is brewing. Featuring contributions by Owen Sheers,...
3 October 2011 - 09:56 am
Pascale Petit is the sole judge of the Café Writers Open Poetry Competition 2011 Closing date 30th Nov 2011 Prizes: 1st £1000, 2nd £300, 3rd £150, Five Commended Prizes of £50 Entries should be sent to: Café Writers Poetry Competition, 168a Silver Rd, Norwich NR3 4TH, UK or enter by email online at Competition rules are on the website.
27 September 2011 - 09:54 am
This year's Man Booker long list was notable for its inclusion of first novelists and small publishers. In this piece on the Book Brunch website, Mick Felton, Publisher of Bridgend-based indie Seren, reflects on a sudden appearance on a lot of radars. Read the full interview HERE
23 September 2011 - 04:00 pm
To celebrate our 30th birthday, we're giving people in Bridgend Borough the chance to read a Seren book for free.* White Ravens is "a spellbinding fable about male self- destructiveness and the effects of the war on those who return home". (FT) by award-winning author, Owen Sheers. One of Seren's series of New Stories from the Mabinogion, it is set partly in World War Two in the recent past. "Fuses Welsh myth and modern macabre into a superb, bewitching whole." (Sunday...
23 September 2011 - 03:35 pm
As another way of celebrating Seren 30th, independent bookshops around Wales are participating in a 3 for 2 offer on selected Seren titles. Click on Read More News below to find out what titles are on offer and your nearest bookshop.