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    “The poems move lightly, not just from room to room, but between the chambers of the heart... to doors that might let in the rivers of the world.” – Imtiaz Dharker

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  • Our climate is on the brink of catastrophic change. By inviting us to fine-tune our senses and listen to the world around us, landmark anthology 100 Poems to Save the Earth, edited by Zoë Brigley and Kristian Evans, is a call to action to fight the threat facing the only planet we have. Available now

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  • Benjamin Zephaniah’s Desert Island Poems
  • Two poets confident in their own traditions meet in the hinterland between translation and collaboration - Cyril Jones from the disciplines of Welsh cynghanedd, Philip Gross from the restless variety of English verse. Their poems meet in this beautifully illustrated volume with letterpress designs by Valerie Coffin Price. Pre-order now

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A Boat Called Annalise
Lynne Hjelmgaard
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<p><strong><em>&lsquo;A Boat Called Annalise</em> is a triumphant collection of poetry, marking a new embarkation for Hjelmgaard as a poet. It&rsquo;s a collection which can be read time and time again, and will especially be appreciated by readers looking for new beginnings, those experiencing life&rsquo;s...
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Judy Brown
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<p><strong>Shortlisted for the Ledbury Forte Second Collection Prize</strong></p><p><strong>&lsquo;Judy Brown&rsquo;s deliciously tactile Crowd Sensations ... quietly twists concrete subjects from a cricket umpire to a cockroach into unsettling new shapes, a &ldquo;mutable alphabet&rdquo;.&...
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David Foster-Morgan
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<p><strong>&lsquo;Refreshingly innovative&rsquo; &ndash; Planet</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><em>Masculine Happiness</em> is the provocative debut poetry collection by David Foster-Morgan. Born and based in Wales, Foster-Morgan has long been a presence in the poetry world, having...
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A Formula for Night Tamar Yoseloff
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<p><strong>&lsquo;<em>A Formula for Night</em> is a significant journey for both the poet and the reader. Take it.&rsquo; &ndash; DURA</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Tamar Yoseloff is a poet whose career has been profoundly influenced by the visual arts. <em>A Formula for...
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Simon Turner
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<p>Simon Turner&rsquo;s <em>Works on Paper </em>is the winner of the Poetry Wales Purple Moose Prize for 2013.</p><p>Judges Zoê Skoulding and John Barnie made their choice of the best collection of poems, submitted anonymously, from an extensive entry. The winner recieves &pound;250 plus publication.</p...
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The Man at the Corner Table, Rosie Shepperd
Rosie Shepperd
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<p>Rosie Shepperd&rsquo;s debut poetry collection,<em>The Man at the Corner Table</em>, crackles with the unexpected. The voice is one of urban sophistication; a merciless charm that teases and tempts us with sensual evocations of food and place. The reader is surprised with tastes, scents, colours and textures. There is a...
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Kate Bingham
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<p><strong>&lsquo;<em>Infragreen</em> is full of sensuous, imaginative and beautifully accomplished work. It succeeds in leading the consciousness beyond its deadened rounds.&rsquo; &ndash;&nbsp;<em>The Poetry Review</em></strong></p><p><br />Perceptive, persuasive and...
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Kim Moore
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<p><strong>Winner of the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize 2016<br />Shortlisted for Lakeland Book of the Year 2016</strong></p><p><strong>&lsquo;These poems are moving and magnificent. Kim Moore deserves a wide audience.&rsquo; &ndash; Bel Mooney, <em>The Daily Mail</em></strong...
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Anne-Marie Fyfe
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<p>&nbsp;Anne-Marie Fyfe&rsquo;s poems have long dwelt on the role that the spaces we inhabit, the places in which we find security, play in our lives: <em>House of Small Absences</em> is an observation window into strange, unsettling spaces&mdash;a deserted stage-set, our own personalised &lsquo;museum&rsquo...
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John Ormond
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<p>John Ormond (1923-1990) is one of the remarkable generation of poets born in south Wales in the early 1920s which includes Dannie Abse and Leslie Norris. A journalist on Picture Post during its heyday in the 1940s, he was a friend of fellow Swansea writers Dylan Thomas and Vernon Watkins, both of whom were key influences on a poetry of...
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Philip Gross
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<p>A Fold in the River is the fruit of collaboration between T.S. Eliot prize-winning poet Philip Gross and the visual artist Valerie Coffin Price. Philip Gross once lived on the banks of the River Taff in Wales and his journals are the source for the powerful poems. Valerie Coffin Price revisited the walking route along the river and...
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<p><em>The Tailor&rsquo;s Three Sons &amp; Other New York Poems</em>, the Mslexia magazine prize-winning pamphlet published by Seren, is the fruit of author Mara Bergman&rsquo;s rich memories of her childhood on Long Island and Manhattan. Now living in the UK, she looks back and assembles an appealing cast of...
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Cary Archard
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<p>Alun Lewis (1915-1944), the remarkable poet and story writer, died, aged 28, in Burma during the Second World War. Some critics see him as the last of the great Romantic poets, a twentieth century Keats. Others view him as the bridge between pre-war poets like Auden and Yeats to post-war poets such as Hughes and Gunn. He was born and...
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Damian Walford Davies
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<p>A shattered Judas Iscariot &ndash; that byword for betrayal &ndash; tells his own story in Damian Walford Davies&#39; compelling and finely wrought new collection from Seren.<br /><br />We follow Judas over the course of five days as he moves through first-century Jerusalem trying to make sense of the bewildering...
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Paul Henry
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<p><strong>Shortlisted&nbsp;for Wales Book of the Year </strong><strong>2016</strong></p><p><strong>​</strong>Paul Henry has gained a reputation as one of of the best poets in the UK. <em>Boy Running</em> is his beautiful sixth collection and the first to follow&nbsp; <a...
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Deryn Rees-Jones
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<p>Numbered from one to one hundred and signed by Deryn Rees-Jones and Charlotte Hodes, this collectors&#39; edition of <em>And You Helen</em> includes a luxury American fold jacket, wall display poster and accompanying DVD of Charlotte&#39;s animations.<br /><br />Poet Deryn Rees-Jones and artist Charlotte...
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Playing House, Katherine Stansfield
Katherine Stansfield
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<p><em>Playing House</em> is the debut collection of poetry from Katherine Stansfield. A concise wit, a distinct voice and an unsettling view of the domestic characterise these poems whose subjects are the ordinary as viewed through the author&rsquo;s satirical yet sympathetic eye. John Lennon&rsquo;s tooth, an imaginary...
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Alice Entwistle In Her Own Words
Edited by Alice Entwistle
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<p><em>In Her Own Words</em> is a collection of interviews with women poets from Wales. The subjects range in age (from their thirties to their nineties), in geographic location, and in themes and subject matter. The interviews variously explore topics ranging from personal biography, the complex joys and strains of balancing...
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Pascale Petit
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<p>SHORTLISTED FOR THE T.S. ELIOT PRIZE 2014<br /><br />The Fauverie of this book is the big-cat house in the Jardin des Plantes zoo. But the word also evokes the Fauves, &lsquo;primitive&rsquo; painters who used raw colour straight from the tube. Like <a href="http://www.serenbooks.com/book/the-zoo-father/...
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Deryn Rees-Jones
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<p>&nbsp;</p><p>Poet Deryn Rees-Jones and artist Charlotte Hodes have created a unique approach to the life of Helen Thomas, and through her to the women, and children, left behind by the fatalities of war. Helen Thomas was widowed when her husband the war poet Edward Thomas was killed at the battle of Arras in 1917.<br /...
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Sheenagh Pugh, Short Days, Long Shadows
Sheenagh Pugh
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<p>In this, her twelfth collection, noted poet Sheenagh Pugh steps into a new, northern landscape, the Shetland Islands, with poems steeped in the wilder weathers and views of rugged coastlines, sweeping sea-vistas and the hardy historical characters who have inhabited these lands. There is a lovely pared-down spareness, and elegiac...
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Midnight Dhaka
Mir Mahfuz Ali
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<p>&nbsp;Mir Mahfuz Ali is an exceptional new voice in British Poetry. A native of what is now Bangladesh, Mahfuz grew up during the difficult period of the early 1970&rsquo;s when the region was struck, first by a devastating cyclone, then by a particularly vicious civil war. As a boy, Mahfuz witnessed atrocities and writes about...
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Graham Clifford The Hitting Game
Graham Clifford
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<p><em>The Hitting Game&nbsp;</em>is the first collection of poems by the London-based poet Graham Clifford. The vibrancy of the poet&rsquo;s voice and the immediacy of his claims&nbsp; upon our attention are clear.<br /><br />Characters first appear as &lsquo;you&rsquo; in &lsquo;Obvious...
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Boom!, Carolyn Jess-Cooke
Carolyn Jess-Cooke
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<p>The title poem of this new collection of poems by Carolyn Jess-Cooke: &lsquo;Boom!&rsquo; enacts the moment when the new baby arrives in the family &lsquo;like a hand grenade&rsquo;. &lsquo;Becoming a mother changed me in every single way,&rsquo; says the author, &lsquo;my first child &ndash; born in...
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