• People are on the move In Albania, Mexico, China, Iraq, Israel, Wales, the US, London… The Keys of Babylon is a collection of 15 linked stories by award-winning poet and author Robert Minhinnick, giving voices to migrants around the globe. 

    The Keys of Babylon
  • Win a Signed Copy of Star-Shot!
  • Emily Hinshelwood is collaborating with Canolfan Maerdy and the University of South Wales’ George Ewart Centre for Storytelling to kick off a series of five free writing workshops throughout October and into November.

    Stories of Change


Seren is Wales’ leading independent literary publisher, specialising in English-language writing from Wales. Many of our books are shortlisted for - and win - major literary prizes across the UK and America.

Our aim is not simply to reflect what is going on in the culture in which we publish, but to drive that culture forward, to engage with the world, and to bring Welsh literature, art and politics before a wider audience.


It's competition time! To celebrate the upcoming release of Mary-Ann Constantine's debut novel, Star-Shot, we'll be giving away a signed copy to one...
October 2015 - 14:38 pm
Poet Carolyn Jess-Cooke (Boom!) is taking part in a project aimed at promoting the Northern Poetry Library’s importance on the UK’s literary...
October 2015 - 12:32 pm
Wales will see the return of the Crickhowell Literary Festival this month, and this year several of our authors are taking part! Francesca Rhydderch...
October 2015 - 16:58 pm
Emily Hinshelwood (On Becoming a Fish) is collaborating with Canolfan Maerdy and the University of South Wales’ George Ewart Centre for Storytelling...
September 2015 - 11:47 am
Aberystwyth University is no stranger to Alun Lewis; when Alun was 17 years old he won a scholarship to study History there and now, in the year of...
September 2015 - 10:55 am
September has arrived, autumn is on its way, and so many of our authors are gearing up to participate in some exciting events all over the world...
September 2015 - 12:28 pm
Throughout the summer Jerwood Fiction Uncovered have been celebrating the eight winners of their 2015 prize, and this week it's Significance's turn!...
August 2015 - 10:43 am
WW2 writer Alun Lewis's previously lost novel, Morlais, is Wales Book of the Month throughout August. Morlais, which is now available to buy from our...
August 2015 - 15:14 pm
The Young Poets Network have brought back the Timothy Corsellis Prize after a very successful year in 2014, and this year Alun Lewis has a small part...
July 2015 - 11:49 am
July 1st marked the official centenary of Alun Lewis, the greatest writer of the Second World War, and you can join us as we continue our...
June 2015 - 16:39 pm


Tuesday 6th October, 19:00 to 20:30
Join us at the Oystermouth Library for a night of stimulating conversation hosted by the Cover to Cover bookshop: Stevie Davies interviews Anne...
Tuesday 6th October, 19:30 to 21:30
Join Rhian Elizabeth (Six Pounds Eight Ounces) and David Llewellyn (Ibrahim & Reenie) at Chapter Arts Centre for London's award-winning LGBT*...
Wednesday 7th October, 19:30 to 21:00
Join poets Paul Henry and Philip Gross at the Crickhowell Literary Festival on Wednesday 7th October, where they will be reading work inspired by the...
Thursday 8th October, 12:30 to 15:00
Join Emily Hinshelwood (On Becoming a Fish) at Canolfan Maerdy for a writing workshop in which participants will be encouraged to transform their ...
Thursday 8th October, 13:00 to 15:00
Join Anne-Marie Fyfe at the Crickhowell Literary Festival on Thursday 8th October as she reads from her latest poetry collection, House of Small...
Thursday 8th October, 14:00 to 15:30
Join multi-award-winning poet, Pascale Petit, for a special National Poetry Day workshop at the University of Central Lancashire! You’ll have the...
Thursday 8th October, 18:45
As part of Sophie Collins' Associate Poet residency at the ICA, Kathryn Maris (God Loves You) will be reading a commissioned, ekphrastic response to...
Thursday 8th October, 19:00 to 21:00
Join poet Carolyn Jess-Cooke (Boom!) alongside Lisa Matthews, John Challis, Linda France, Jo Colley and Degna Stone for a celebratory launch of their...
Thursday 8th October, 19:00 to 21:45
Join multi-award-winning poet Pascale Petit for an evening of drinks and poetry readings at the University of Central Lancashire, in celebration of...
Saturday 10th October, 10:30 to 16:30
Join Tamar Yoseloff at Tate Liverpool for a one-day writing workshop inspired by Jackson Pollock's vibrant paintings. You will begin with a group...

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