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News

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

20 April 2011 - 11:52 am
Ronnie Wood has added a touch of rock 'n' roll to a future Seren publication, by writing a foreword for the eagerly awaited book The Captain's Tower: Seventy Poets Celebrate Bob Dylan at Seventy. The book will be launched on Monday 13th June at the site of Dylan's first ever UK performance in 1962 - The Troubadour Club. Visit the Troubadour website for further details: www.coffeehousepoetry.orgUnbelievably, Bob Dylan is 70 in May. The Captain’s Tower is a birthday present...
14 April 2011 - 09:51 am
Pascale Petit's collection of poetry What the Water Gave Me: Poems after Frida Kahlo has been long listed for the Wales Book of the Year 2011. What the Water Gave Me contains fifty-two poems in the voice of the Mexican painter Frida Kahlo. Some of the poems are close interpretations of Kahlo’s work, while others are parallels or version homages where Petit draws on her experience as a visual artist to create alternative ‘paintings’ with words. To view all log listed...
10 April 2011 - 07:49 pm
Ruth Bidgood wins the Roland Mathias Prize 2011 with her collection of poetry Time Being, published by Seren (2009). The £3,000 prize was awarded to Ruth Bidgood at ceremony in Roland Mathias' home town of Brecon, supported by BBC Wales and hosted by Nicola Heywood Thomas, presenter of Radio Wales' Arts Show. In future years, it is to be incorporated into the Wales Book of the Year.
6 April 2011 - 09:44 am
David Hurn and John Fuller present Writing the Picture at Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. Writing the Picture is a rare collaboration between a leading photographer and an eminent poet. Even more rare, it is a collaboration in which the poet responds to images, rather than a photographer or artists ‘illustrating’ a poem. The book evolved from a previous assignment for The Independent in which Fuller agreed to write about Hurn’s pictures “as long as the ‘captions...
4 April 2011 - 11:58 am
Join Nia Williams for the launch of her latest novel The Colour of Grass. Who did she think she was? Helen's family is falling apart. There will be no answers from her husband anymore and she can't communicate with her grown-up daughter. She's not sure of anything anymore. So she turns to the relatives: the ones who are dead and gone. George & Delila Café, 104 Cowley Road, Oxford,  5.30pm April 5th  2011. Refreshments