• Applications are now open for writers in Wales to submit essay proposals for Cymru and I, a book of 10 non-fiction essays written by members of Inclusive Journalism Cymru. There is no set theme or focus but the essays should aim to reflect something interesting and unique about the writers’s experiences of contemporary life in Wales. Find the full details of how to apply on the Inclusive Journalism Cymru website. Open until 20th February 2023.

    Seren partners with Inclusive Journalism Cymru to publish book of non-fiction essays
  • Kim Moore wins for Forward Prize for Best Collection 2022
  • Series 1 of The Seren Poetry Podcast saw us interview 9 Seren poets about all things poetry, including their latest books. Listen to the full box set now on all podcast platforms. To subscribe, simply search ‘The Seren Poetry Podcast‘ in your favourite podcast app and click ‘follow’ or ‘subscribe’ to have all future editions delivered straight to your podcast feed. Subscribe now.

    The Seren Poetry Podcast
  • Did you know you can now buy eBooks directly via the Seren website? We have a range of titles across poetry, fiction and non-fiction for you to choose from. Browse eBooks. Our eBook of the month recommendation is Lockdown Wales by Will Hayward.

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

19 November 2010 - 12:51 pm
TS Eliot Shortlisted poet Pascale Petit has recommended Seren title, Women's Work edited by Eva Salzman & Amy Wack. In Inpress's online newsletter, Petit chose four titles including Women's Work. Petit whose latest title What the Water Gave Me: Poems after Frida Kahlo described the Seren title as, 'somewhere to find modern women poets gathered in one capacious volume'.
15 November 2010 - 10:58 am
Pascale Petit's What the Water Gave Me is a book of the year in the Observer. Jackie Kay (Novelist) writes "Pascale's poems are as fresh as paint, and make you look all over again at Frida and her brilliant and tragic life".
10 November 2010 - 10:05 am
Roshi Fernando, a contributor to Seren's latest horror book 'Sing Sorrow Sorrow, Dark and Chilling Tales' won the 2009 Impress Prize for New Writers. Award winning Roshi's short story 'Three Cuts', a re-imagined Cinderella where an arranged marriage ends in blood bath is one of 22 new stories from Gwen Davies's (Ed) anthology, Sing Sorrow Sorrow.
9 November 2010 - 07:09 pm
Paul Henry's The Black Guitar is The Guardian Blog's 'Poem of the Week' where it is described as "a poem that includes lines that are barely lines from a poet with a beautiful economy to his writing".
2 November 2010 - 12:20 pm
The Mabinogion Series Launch was celebrated in style at the St David's Hotel Cardiff, with all four authors and an enthusiastic audience. Owen Sheers, Russell Celyn Jones, Niall Griffiths and Gwyneth Lewis read and discussed their contemporary adaptations and re-workings of these ancient tales with Seren fiction editor, Penny Thomas.