• Sammy Weaver wins Mslexia Poetry Pamphlet Prize
  • Renowned poet Hilary Llewellyn-Williams returns to poetry with The Little Hours: New and Selected Poetry. Bringing together acclaimed work from her earliest collections such as The Tree Calendar, and brand new poems, this volume shows the breadth and talent of a writer whose eye for vivid imagery and startling detail has always astounded readers. Available now.

     

    Astounding new poetry by Hilary Llewelyn-Williams
  • Peter Finch’s remarkable career spans over fifty years. He has been taking poetry to places it didn’t know it wanted to go from the beginning; blending the avant-garde, concrete, visual, sound, performance and more conventional forms to create something unique. His two-volume Collected Poems cement his reputation as one of Britain’s leading poets. Buy as a set for £30.00. Available now.

    Peter Finch – 50 years at the cutting edge
  • Sanctuary is  – urgent.  The pandemic has made people crave it; political crises are denying it to millions; the earth is no longer our haven. Even our minds & bodies are not refuges we can rely on.  Angela Graham & five other poets from Wales & Northern Ireland explore Sanctuary from the inside, asking how we can save the earth, ourselves and others? Available now.

    Sanctuary: There Must Be Somewhere
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Sammy Weaver
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<h2>Pre-order now &ndash; Publishing September 2022</h2><p>&nbsp;</p><h3>Winner of the Mslexia Poetry Pamphlet Prize 2021</h3><p><em>Angola, America</em>, winner of the Mslexia Poetry Pamphlet Prize 2021, takes its name from&nbsp;a prison in Louisiana in the southern United Sates....
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Kathryn Bevis
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<p>Kathryn Bevis&rsquo;s&nbsp;<em>Flamingo</em>&nbsp;introduces us to a troupe of wild, unique, and captivating poems. Life and our own embodiment are brought sharply into focus as we encounter a variety of subjects including work, survival, love, and mortality. Formally inventive, these hopeful and sometimes surreal...
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The Little Hours New and Selected Poems Hilary Llewellyn-Williams
Hilary Llewellyn-Williams
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<p>Hilary Llewellyn-Williams is one of the most renowned poets of her generation in Wales. <em>The Little Hours: New and Selected Poems</em> features poems from her earliest as well as her latest work.</p><p>Fully immersed in the natural world, the &lsquo;Tree Calendar&rsquo; poems are composed in a richly...
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<p>&#39;<em>All of this has been written before,</em></p><p><em>in the godless corners at the back of churches,</em></p><p><em>in the dirt of cotton-fields-corn-fields-battle-fields-</em></p><p><em>in the dirt, any way.&#39;</em></p><p>-...
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<h4>Foreword by Nerys Williams</h4><p>&nbsp;</p><h2>Also available as a&nbsp;<a href="https://www.serenbooks.com/productdisplay/collected-poems-complete-set">... Set</a>&nbsp;for just &pound;30.00</h2><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>&ldquo;Since the...
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Peter Finch
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<h4>Forewords by&nbsp;Nerys&nbsp;Williams and Ian&nbsp;McMillan</h4><div>&nbsp;</div><h3>Also available as individual volumes</h3><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>&ldquo;Finch&rsquo;s legacy is to create substance from nothing, to defy our knowledge of decay and...
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<h4>Foreword by Ian McMillan</h4><h4>&nbsp;</h4><h2>Also available as a <a href="https://www.serenbooks.com/productdisplay/collected-poems-complete-set">... for just &pound;30.00</h2><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>&ldquo;Since the early 1970s, Finch has been the...
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Angela Graham
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<h2>With Phil Cope, Viviana Fiorentino, Mahyar, Csilla Toldy and Glen Wilson</h2><p><strong>&ldquo;A necessary and urgent response to the world&rsquo;s&nbsp;increasing crises&hellip;&rdquo; &ndash;&nbsp;Robert&nbsp;Minhinnick</strong></p><p>Sanctuary is &ndash; urgent....
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Paul Henry
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<p><strong>&lsquo;A stunning collection. Much of what you&rsquo;d anticipate to find is here: the lyricism, the haunting evocations of memory, of loss, of absence... and an exploration of song in itself. What makes his poetry so effective is the nuances of white space and the spaces between words... The suggestiveness of his...
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Eric Ngalle Charles
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<p>In <em>Homelands</em>, his debut collection, Eric Ngalle Charles draws on his early life raised by the matriarchs of Cameroon, being sent to Moscow by human traffickers, and finding a new home in Wales. Rich in tone, subject and emotion, Charles&rsquo; poetry moves between the present and the past, between Africa and...
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Hannah Hodgson
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<p><strong><em>&ldquo;Hannah Hodgson takes us to the paradoxical heart of poetry itself: to be held inside a pain both intensified and soothed by the sheer brilliant presence of the poet&rsquo;s mind.&rdquo; &ndash; Caroline Bird</em></strong></p><p>Hannah Hodgon is an award-winning poet...
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Ben Wilkinson
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<p>This ambitious new collection from poet and critic Ben Wilkinson finds its author experimenting with poetic voice and the dramatic monologue. Carefully crafted yet charged with contemporary language, the book brims with everyone from cage fighters to boy-racers, cancer patients to whales in captivity.</p><p>Several poems...
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Land of Poets Edited by Eurig Sailsbury with shortlisted poems from Wales Young Poets Award 2020
Ed. Eurig Salisbury
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<p><em>Land of Poets</em> is the first&nbsp;Wales Young Poets Award Anthology, a compilation of shortlisted and winning poems in both English and Welsh from the 2020 award. Selected and edited by judge Eurig Salisbury &ndash;&nbsp;Bardd Plant Cymru/Welsh Children&rsquo;s Laureate 2011-13 and Welsh-language editor...
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<p>This one year subscription is the perfect gift for any book lover.&nbsp;The recipient will receive&nbsp;three brand-new Seren books across the year plus&nbsp;a range of other subscriber perks.</p><p>Buy today and we&rsquo;ll post them a gift card&nbsp;explaining who the gift&nbsp;is from&nbsp;to...
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Carolyn Jess-Cooke
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<p>Carolyn Jess-Cooke&rsquo;s new poetry collection is both keenly political and deeply personal. The opening poem &lsquo;now&rsquo; features a seemingly peaceful domestic scene of a family lounging at home as the starting point for meditation on history, time, mortality and the fate of the planet:&nbsp;<em>I think of...
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Polly Atkin
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<h4>Longlisted for the Laurel Prize 2022</h4><p><strong>Poetry Book Society&nbsp;Winter Selection&nbsp;2021</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><em>Much With Body</em> is the startlingly original second collection by poet Polly Atkin. The beauty of the Lake District is both balm...
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Kim Moore
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<h3>Shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best Collection</h3><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong><em>&ldquo;All the Men I Never Married</em>&nbsp;is a work of immense focus, intelligence and integrity.&rdquo; &ndash; <em>The Yorkshire Times</em></strong></p><p>...
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Alison Binney
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<p><strong>Winner of the <em>Mslexia</em> Women&rsquo;s Poetry Pamphlet Competition 2020</strong></p><p><em>Other Women&rsquo;s Kitchens</em> is Alison Binney&rsquo;s debut pamphlet of poems and introduces us to a gifted new voice who writes with flair and feeling about coming out...
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Robert Seatter
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<p><em>&rsquo;Your museum is permanently magical&hellip; some in poems have raised fine architectural edifices, but most rare have been those who&hellip; have built a poem.&rsquo; &ndash;&nbsp;</em>Isaac D&rsquo;Israeli to Sir John Soane, 1838</p><p>Universally captivating, Sir John Soane...
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Zoë Brigley
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<p>Our climate is on the brink of catastrophic change.&nbsp;<em>100 Poems to Save the Earth</em>&nbsp;invites us to fine-tune our senses, to listen to the world around us, pay attention to what we have been missing.&nbsp;The&nbsp;defining crisis of our time is revealed to be fundamentally a crisis of perception....
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<p><strong>&ldquo;No better way, perhaps, to salute the passionate commitment of Roland Mathias in transforming the reputation of Welsh poets writing in English than through the poetry he enabled. I, among many, have a career in literature to thank him for.&rdquo; &ndash;&nbsp;Gillian Clarke</strong></p><...
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Dai George
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<p>This&nbsp;confident second collection by Dai George addresses the contentious nature of the times. Always deeply thoughtful but also alternately ebullient, angry, curious, ashamed, the poet moves through urban and digital spaces feeling both uneasy and exhilarated. As with the&nbsp;Auden&nbsp;of the inter-war period, there is...
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Ilse Pedler
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<p><em>Auscultation</em> means listening and specifically, in medicine, listening to sounds that come from the body&rsquo;s internal organs. If listening is a central theme of this collection, it is also about being heard. Ilse Pedler is poet of breadth and depth. There are poems about waiting rooms and surgical instruments,...
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