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

20 June 2011 - 11:03 am
The Last Hundred Days by Patrick McGuinness will be launched on Wednesday 22nd June, 6pm at the Ogilvie Theatre Foyer, St. Anne's College, Woodstock Road, Oxford. Refreshments. RSVP to Seren 01656 663018 or An intricately plotted literary thriller about Ceausescus last hundred days in power, from an author who was a first-hand witness to the regime - Patrick McGuinness's accomplished debut novel explores a world of danger, repression and corruption.
14 June 2011 - 11:56 am
Join Seren for the Evan Walters: Moments of Vision book launch at the Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea. Evan Walters: Moments of Vision, which is edited by Barry Plummer, responds to the work of Evan Walters, who perhaps is the great hidden secret of Welsh painting in the twentieth century, an outstanding artist who awaits discovery beyond Wales. Also, enjoy the Walters' paintings that are displayed in the gallery. Friday 1st July 7pm, Glynn Vivian Arts Gallery, Alexandra Road, Swansea, SA1...
9 June 2011 - 09:05 am
Monday 13th June, 8.00pm. Almost 50 years after the 21-year-old Bob Dylan's subterranean, homesick, Troubadour-cellar-club debut in 1962 - his first performance this side of the Atlantic - an unmissable gathering of London's best-known poets meets to launch Seren Books' The Captain's Tower: Seventy Poets Celebrate Bob Dylan at Seventy including Roger McGough, Carol Rumens, Roddy Lumsden, Jeremy Reed, Luke Wright, Caroline Bird and many more.
6 June 2011 - 09:14 am
The Dragon and the Crescent: Nine Centuries of Welsh contact with Islam. Wednesday 8th June 1.15 - 2.15pm National Library's Drwm venue Welsh author and poet, Dr Grahame Davies, examines Wales's relationship with Islam. The presentation is held in conjunction with our current exhibition commemorating the 400th anniversary of publishing the King James Bible. Free admission by ticket.
27 May 2011 - 10:29 am
Its Hay time! Seren have a number of authors speaking at Hay this week: Mavis Nicholson talks to Sarah Crompton (What did you do in the War, Mummy?) Thursday 2nd June 2011 6.45pm Brenda Maddox, Peter J Conradi and Tom Bullough (At the Bright Hem of God: Radnorshire Pastoral) Friday 3rd June 2011 10am Grahame Davies talks to Meryl Wyn Davies (The Dragon and the Crescent) Saturday 4th June 2011 10am