About Seren

Seren is Wales’ leading independent literary publisher, specialising in English-language writing from Wales. With a list spanning poetry, fiction and non-fiction, 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.

At the heart of our list is a good story told well or an idea or history presented interestingly or provocatively. We’re international in authorship and readership, though our roots remain here in Wales, where we prove that writers from a small country with an intricate culture have a worldwide relevance.

Since its beginnings in 1981, Seren has developed into one of the most interesting publishing houses in Britain. Based in Bridgend, Seren continues to nurture and publish new talent whose quality is recognised around the world.

Create your free Seren account and enjoy 20% off every book you buy on www.serenbooks.com.

The Seren Subscription

The Seren Subscription is ideal for book lovers. Subscribers receive three brand-new books – one poetry, one fiction and one non-fiction – across the year and a host of other exclusive perks. Gift subscriptions are also available to send to others. 

What’s included?

  • Three brand-new Seren books a year – one poetry, one fiction and one non-fiction
  • A first look at the latest titles – each book will arrive hot off the press
  • Exclusive access to our subscriber Facebook group
  • 25% subscriber discount on selected titles
  • Introduction to great authors you may not have come across before
  • The opportunity to support independent publishing in Wales

Every new subscriber will receive a Seren tote-bag, notebook and pen with their first delivery.

The Seren Poetry Podcast

The Seren Poetry Podcast is a series of in-depth interviews and readings with Seren poets. Each episode dives beneath the surface of the poets’ latest books, offering readers deeper insight into their creative processes.

To subscribe, simply search ‘The Seren Poetry Podcast’ in your favourite podcast app. Click follow or subscribe to have all future editions delivered straight to your podcast feed. We’re available on all platforms including  Apple PodcastsSpotify and Google Podcasts

Listen to the latest episode below:

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