• Drawing on a long tradition of storytelling Hammad Rind’s debut novel Four Dervishes skewers issues like religious bigotry, injustice, the denial of women’s rights, and class division in a lavishly inventive, verbally rich, exotic confection, that is both darkly thematic and humorously playful. Available now

    “Easily the most remarkable work of fiction to come out of Wales in a thousand moons.” – Jon Gower

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swansea anthology
James A. Davies
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<p>Swansea and its surroundings have a literary pedigree that spans many centuries, with both native and visiting writers finding inspiration here.<br /><br /><em>A Swansea Anthology</em> features the work of a broad spectrum of writers from the established and revered such as Dylan Thomas, Leslie Norris and Harri...
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Jayne Joso
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<p><strong>&lsquo;With this tender story of trauma in a child&#39;s life, brimming with sympathy and insight, Jayne Joso hymns the compassion of strangers and the consolations of the sea.&rsquo; &ndash; Horatio Clare </strong></p><p><strong>&lsquo;A beautifully written and masterfully...
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Jayne Joso
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<p><em>Japan Stories</em> &ndash; a spellbinding collection of stories and short fiction set in Japan. Each centres on a particular character &ndash; a sinister museum curator, a son caring for his dementia-struck father, a widow in the far north reflecting on her provincial life, a young woman who returns to haunt her...
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Jonathan Tulloch
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<p><strong>&lsquo;Tulloch&rsquo;s new novel is full of wit, smart observation and, yes, Philip Larkin.&rsquo; &ndash; <em>The TLS</em></strong></p><p><strong>&lsquo;A really clever look both at Larkin, at Hull, at the 1950s&rsquo; &ndash; Michael Arditti on BBC Radio 4...
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My Falling Down House Jayne Joso
Jayne Joso
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<p><br /><strong>&lsquo;An unacknowledged gem: subtle, allusive, and deceptively ambitious.&rsquo; &ndash; <em>The New York Times</em></strong></p><p><strong>&lsquo;<em>My Falling Down House</em> is a masterpiece&rsquo; &ndash; Anne Janowitz, Emerita...
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Jo Mazelis
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<p><strong>Longlisted for the Edge Hill Prize, 2017</strong></p><p><strong>&lsquo;Jo Mazelis knows that a riddling strangeness can yield its secret life to a story. The tales in this strong, pleasing, third collection hold and are transformed by that power.&rsquo; &ndash; Planet</strong></p...
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Significance
Jo Mazelis
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<p><strong>2015 Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize-winner.</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>&lsquo;Significance is written with admirable storytelling skill that weaves captivating narrative tension, poetic density and exploration of ideas.&rsquo; Valerie Sirr, Wales Arts Review<br /...
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Jo Mazelis, Significance
Jo Mazelis
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<p><strong>First edition of <em>Significance</em> still available <a href="http://www.serenbooks.com/productdisplay/significance">here</a>.</strong... Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize-winner.</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>&lsquo;Significance is...
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John Davies
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<p>The short story has long been a popular form with writers and readers in Wales. &nbsp;<em>The Green Bridge</em> collects work by 25 of the country&rsquo;s foremost writers of the twentieth century in an entertaining and varied anthology. Horror, satire, humour, war, tales of the aristocracy, of navvies, love, and...
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The Plum Tree
John Gwilym Jones
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<p>Published in 1946, <em>Y Goeden Eirin</em> was hailed as a masterly collection by one of the most accomplished exponents of the short story in the Welsh language. This new translation - <em>The Plum Tree</em> - makes the writing of John Gwilym Jones available to English-speaking readers for the first time....
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The Scattering, Jaki McCarrick
Jaki McCarrick
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<p><strong>Shortlisted for the Edge Hill Prize, 2014</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&quot;...an amazing body of work...this book deserves tremendous success and a very wide readership.&quot; <strong><em>&ndash; <a href="http://rereadinglives.blogspot.co.uk/2013/03/the-...
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The Streets and the Stars, John Davies and Melvyn Jones
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<p>Edited by experienced teachers, John Davies and Melvyn Jones, The Streets And The Stars is a generous anthology of writing in English by authors living and working in Wales. Authors include Leslie Norris, Gillian Clarke, Dannie Abse, Christine Evans, R.S. Thomas, Jean Earle, Bruce Chatwin, Brenda Chamberlain, Dylan Thomas and many...
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