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

17 March 2011 - 10:24 am
Swansea-based author Roshi Fernando is one of six authors shortlisted for the 2011 Sunday Times EFG Bank Short Story Award, with the winner to be announced at the Oxford Literary Festival on April 8th 2011. Roshi, whose work was first anthologised by Seren has been shortlisted for her story 'The Fluorescent Jacket', part of her first novel Homesick which won the Impress Prize for New Writers in 2009 and was published by Impress last year. Roshi Fernando's work appears in Sing Sorrow Sorrow...
10 March 2011 - 09:46 pm
Ruth Bidgood's 10th collection Time Being (Seren 2009) has been shortlisted for one of Wales' top literary prizes to be awarded next month. The £3,000 Roland Mathias Prize for Welsh writing in English will be awarded on 8th April 2011. The biennial prize is awarded for a work published during the last two years in the field of poetry, short stories, literary criticism or Welsh history. To qualify, the author must live, or have been born, in Wales.
7 March 2011 - 07:52 pm
Congratulations to Peter Conradi who has been made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. Newly elected Fellows are inducted in a ceremony which takes place at the Society’s AGM and summer party. While the President reads a citation for each, they are invited to sign their names in the roll book which dates back to 1820 using either Dickens’s pen or Byron’s quill. Peter's book, At the Bright Hem of God: Radnorshire Pastoral, is available from Seren.
7 March 2011 - 08:55 am
Martin Shipton writes for Seren after the stunning victory of the Yes campaign in the referendum on full lawmaking in the National Assembly. "The decisive Yes vote delivered by the people of Wales marks the National Assembly’s transition from being a pale imitation of a Parliament to being a fully fledged legislature. Until now, it has been a national humiliation that our democratically elected politicians have had to go cap in hand to Westminster every time they wanted to make a...
4 March 2011 - 12:41 pm
Get Women's Work, edited by Eva Salzman and Amy Wack (Hardback editon), for only £12.50 (Was £25) - for a limited time only. See Seren Stars at Monmouth Women's Festival Sunday 6th March 2,30pm, Mavis Nicholson What Did You Do In The War, Mummy? will be reading at Monmouth Priory. Tickets £8, include afternoon tea and cakes. Click here to book. Tuesday 8th March 1pm, Pascale Petit will give an illustrated talk on the work of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo and read a selection...