• 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.

11 August 2010 - 06:53 pm
This weekend you can get not one taster but two of Carol Rumens' new collection De Chirico's Threads. On Saturday 14th the Guardian will include 'De Chirico Paints Ariadne on Naxos' as its poem of the week. The FT doesn't agree with that choice, however, it will print 'Hurbinek's Children' as its poem of the week. Whichever you choose they're both terrific poems from a terrific new collection by one of the outstanding poets in the UK.    And tune into 'Words and Music' on...
22 July 2010 - 05:15 pm
Those curious about the state of Welsh writing could hope for little better introduction than last night's Oxfam Readathon, which brought an extraordinary cross-section of literart talent straight to the Milgi yurt. The standout performance of the evening came from Seren author Peter Finch. A big imposing Welahman dressed all in black, he was forced to hunch in the low - ceilinged yurt like an ogre in a doll's house. The poems he chose were rancorous, unyielding and immensely powerful, and not...
21 July 2010 - 09:15 pm
Two Seren poets have been shortlisted for 2010 Forward Prizes. Hilary Menos' Berg  for the  Best First Collection prize and Kate Bingham's poem 'On Highgate Hill'  for Best Single Poem prize. The winners will be announced at a venue in London on 6th October, the eve of  National Poetry Day. Good luck to both!
21 July 2010 - 09:04 pm
Carrie Etter The Tethers, Carolyn Jess-Cooke Inroads and Hilary Menos Berg  have been shortlisted for the London Fringe New Poetry Award 2010.