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News

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

22 February 2011 - 03:56 pm
Swansea-based author Roshi Fernando has been longlisted for a prestigious short story alongside the likes of Booker prize winner Hilary Mantel, Tibor Fischer and Susan Hill. Roshi, whose work was first anthologised by Seren, is in contention for the 2011 Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award, which is worth £30,000 to the winner. Roshi has been nominated for her story 'The Florescent Jacket', part of her first novel Homesick which won the Inpress Prize for new writers in 2009 an was...
18 February 2011 - 01:04 pm
Nick Lambert, editor of the eagerly awaited Llandaff Cathedral, gave an interview on Wales this Week-Blitz. As Wales remember seventy years ago this week, Swansea became the first place outside London to suffer three consecutive night of bombing. Raids followed at Cardiff, Pembroke Dock and many other Welsh towns. The new title Llandaff Cathedral, described as 'Lavishly illustrated', includes the story of resurrection from extensive bomb damage during the Second World War. Click here for Nick...
14 February 2011 - 11:41 am
Martin Shipton will launch his brand new title Poor Man's Parliament at the Senedd (National Assembly building). Wednesday 16th Feb 6pm - Media Briefing Room, Senedd 2011 is perhaps the most crucial year in the history of the National Assembly for Wales since the referendum to establish it in 1997 and the first elections in 1999. The timely publication of Poor Man's Parliament provides through its record of the first ten years of the Assembly's life and the issues that surface during that...
4 February 2011 - 03:42 pm
When Simon Hicks sent on to me an email from Karen McDowell in New Zealand I was intrigued. This is what Karen had written: “I wonder if you could pass on my address to Anne Cluysenaar. I believe my mother (Muriel Paxton) was her first children’s nurse in Belgium. I have a reference from Sybil Cluysenaar dated May 1938, 93 Groeselenberg, Uccle, Belgium.” As I was indeed born at that address in 1936 I emailed Karen. She sent a bunch of photos in reply. “Well the Internet...
1 February 2011 - 11:41 am
Seren's poetry reading series 'First Thursday' is back. Join us at Chapter Arts Centre this Thursday, 3rd Feb for a 'Poetry Wales Special'. Winner of the Poetry Wales 'Purple Moose' Competition, Graham Clifford is reading from his recently published pamphlet Welcome Back to the Country. Poetry Wales editor and author Zoë Skoulding will also be reading along side Graham. Thursday Feb 3rd, 7.30pm, £2 Media Point Room, Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff.  Peter Finch will be reading...