• Inspired by the art restorer’s keen eye and by a vivid empathy for people and events, Restorations, is a journey through memory. Suffused with colour, inspired by thoughts of people and places, by artefacts and how the passage of time shifts perspectives and erodes surfaces, these poems are beautifully complex explorations, full of curiosity and the adventure of seeing and listening. Available now.

    Poetry is art
  • Abeer Ameer writes of her forebears in her first collection, Inhale/Exile. Dedicated to the “holders of these stories”, the book begins with a poem about a storyteller on a rooftop in Najaf, Iraq, follows tales of courage and survival, and ends with a woman cooking food for neighbours on the anniversary of her son’s death. Available now.

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  • 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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Tony Curtis
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<p>War and its effects have been an enduring subject throughout the twenty-five year writing career of Tony Curtis. The resulting poetry might have been bleak but for the sensitivity with which Curtis handles the theme, and the bravery and dignity in the face of barbarism which he finds underlying conflict. Poems such as &#39;Soup&#...
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Ben Wilkinson
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<p><em>Way More Than Luck </em>is the vivid debut collection from the well-known young poet and critic Ben Wilkinson. The book opens with a series of poems that, with a remarkable clarity and sympathy, recall a battle with clinical depression: the &ldquo;days when you weren&rsquo;t anyone. Days gone undercover...&...
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Katherine Stansfield
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<p>Katherine Stansfield has made a name for herself both as a wryly witty poet of the everyday seen &lsquo;aslant&rsquo; and as a popular novelist of crime and fantasy. Her second poetry collection, <em>We Could Be Anywhere by Now</em>, is pointedly full of poems about placement and displacement. After a childhood on...
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Graham Clifford
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<p>The winner of the Poetry Wales Purple Moose Prize for 2010 is <em>Welcome Back to the Country</em> by Graham Clifford.</p> <p>Judges <a href="http://www.serenbooks.com/author/zo%C3%AB-skoulding">Zo&euml; Skoulding</a> and <a href="http://www.serenbooks.com/author/patrick-mcguinness...
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Welsh Retrospective
Dannie Abse
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<p>&#39;Welsh Retrospective&#39; is a selection of poems about his native Wales by one of Britain&rsquo;s most popular poets. Dannie Abse&rsquo;s Welsh and Jewish backgrounds have been essential to his writings. Wales and Cardiff, in particular, have haunted his imagination. In this revealing new book he writes movingly about...
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Tony Conran (1931-2013)
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<p><em>Welsh Verse</em>, Tony Conran&rsquo;s milestone of translation, makes a welcome return. Formerly the <em>Penguin Book of Welsh Verse</em>, Seren has expanded the selection of what is the standard text of high quality translations of Welsh poetry stretching from the sixth century to the late twentieth...
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<p><strong>&lsquo;<em>What It&rsquo;s Like To Be Alive</em> is a chance to reflect on the depth of Rees-Jones&rsquo;s poetry to this point, and to see the growth of a fierce poetic intelligence.&rsquo;<br />&ndash; Poetry Ireland Review</strong><br />&nbsp;</p><p>Deryn...
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What the Water Gave Me, Pascale Petit
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<p><strong>SHORTLISTED FOR THE T.S ELIOT PRIZE 2010 </strong></p><p><strong>SHORTLISTED FOR WALES BOOK OF THE YEAR 2011</strong></p><p>&quot;Pascale&#39;s poems are as fresh as paint, and make you look all over again at Frida and her brilliant and tragic life.&quot; Jackie Kay, The...
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Frances Williams
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<p>The poems in Wild Blue are the product of a restless and inventive intelligence. Capable of ruminating with grace and flair on such diverse personalities as Isaac Newton and Elvis Presley, Williams moves confidently between the metaphysical and the modern, combining a delight in abstract ideas with sensuous physicality. This new...
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Katrina Naomi
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<p><strong>&lsquo;...this is a liberating reminder that &ldquo;there are different ways to live&rdquo;...nothing can suppress the wild and quirky energy at play...Wild Persistence&nbsp;is the joyous affirmation we need.&rsquo; &ndash;&nbsp;<em>PBS</em></strong></p><p><strong...
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Witch by Damian Walford Davies
Damian Walford Davies
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<p>&quot;Overall, <em>Witch</em> is an intriguing and moving poetry collection, which revisits an old story to throw a new and disturbing light on gender and power.&quot; - <strong><em>Planet</em></strong><em> </em><br /><br />&quot;...vividly imaginative, intelligent...
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Women's Work
Eva Salzman
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<p>With over 250 contributors, this generous selection of poetry by women with an emphasis on twentieth-century poetry in English features poets from the USA, Canada, England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Australia, and New Zealand. Arranged by thematic chapters that touch on various aspects of modern life, this anthology aims to be a...
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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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Paul Groves
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<p>In Paul Groves&rsquo;s fourth book, which consolidates his reputation as one of the most able and consistent poets of his generation, we encounter such unlikely stablemates as Rudolf Hess, Virginia Woolf, Dylan Thomas, and Otto von Bismarck. It ends with &rsquo;The Orthodox Chapel of St. Dyfrig&rsquo;, an anagrammatical tour...
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Writing King Kong, Robert Seatter
Robert Seatter
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Carolyn Jess-Cooke
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<p><strong>&lsquo;Groundbreaking, tremendous&rsquo; &ndash; Geraldine Clarkson</strong></p><p><strong>&lsquo;This is a truly inspiring collection, all the more so for its wit and its grit, its poetry and its honesty; here we have women producing &lsquo;good art&rsquo; despite &ndash;...
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writing the picture, hurn, fuller
David Hurn
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<p><em>Writing the Picture</em> is a rare collaboration between a leading photographer and an eminent poet. Even more rare, it is a collaboration in which the poet responds to images, rather than a photographer or artists &lsquo;illustrating&rsquo; a poem. The book evolved from a previous assignment for <em>The...
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