“New Contexts: 4” – Submissions close tomorrow!

“New Contexts: 4” – Submissions close tomorrow!

With a deadline of tomorrow, 1st October (end of day, UK-time), Coverstory books invites submissions for a literary compendium aiming to publish in December 2022. The volume - “New Contexts: 4” - seeks to showcase contemporary work, both poetry and fiction, and will be made available in both Paperback and ebook formats. Poetry: please submit [...]

‘Contextual: 11’ – Tomorrow!

Coverstory books' eleventh 'Contextual' poetry reading event is tomorrow, Wednesday 28th September, starting 1930 UK-time. Our main readers for 'Contextual: 11' will be the prize winners and commended poets from this year's Poetry Competition. If you would like an invitation to the event - or a link to the recording of 'Contextual: 10' - please [...]

“New Contexts: 4” – Submissions close 1st October

“New Contexts: 4” – Submissions close 1st October

With a deadline of 1st October (end of day, UK-time), Coverstory books invites submissions for a literary compendium aiming to publish in December 2022. The volume - “New Contexts: 4” - seeks to showcase contemporary work, both poetry and fiction, and will be made available in both Paperback and ebook formats. Poetry: please submit up [...]

‘Contextual: 11’ – next Wednesday!

Coverstory books' eleventh 'Contextual' poetry reading event is next week on Wednesday 28th September, starting 1930 UK-time. Our main readers for 'Contextual: 11' will be the prize winners and commended poets from this year's Poetry Competition. If you would like an invitation to the event - or a link to the recording of 'Contextual: 10' [...]

“New Contexts: 4” – Submissions Reminder

“New Contexts: 4” – Submissions Reminder

With a deadline of 1st October, Coverstory books invites submissions for a literary compendium aiming to publish in December 2022. The volume - “New Contexts: 4” - seeks to showcase contemporary work, both poetry and fiction, and will be made available in both Paperback and ebook formats. Poetry: please submit up to two unpublished pieces, [...]

‘Contextual: 11’ date & ‘Contextual: 10’ Recording

Coverstory books' eleventh 'Contextual' poetry reading event is Wednesday 28th September, starting 1930 UK-time. 'Contextual: 10' was held last night and proved to be yet another splendid hour of original poetry. Thanks go out to our five super readers - and to the attendees, all of whom are keeping this initiative very much alive. Inspiring [...]

“New Contexts: 4” – Open for Submissions

“New Contexts: 4” – Open for Submissions

Coverstory books invites submissions for a literary compendium aiming to publish in December 2022. The volume - “New Contexts: 4” - seeks to showcase contemporary work, both poetry and fiction, and will be made available in both Paperback and ebook formats. Poetry: please submit up to two unpublished pieces, limited to 80 lines each (excluding [...]

‘Contextual: 9’ – What a splendid hour!

Coverstory books' ninth 'Contextual' poetry reading was held yesterday, Wednesday 27th July, 1930 UK-time. It was yet another splendid hour of contemporary International poetry covering a wide range of topics. Our poets demonstrated feeling, perception, intelligence, wisdom and wit in various measure, and it was great to be able to revel in such diverse talent. [...]

Published today! “Standing Alone, Leaning Against” by Jim Friedman and Dave Smith

Coverstory books is delighted to announce the publication of "Standing Alone, Leaning Against" by Jim Friedman and Dave Smith. Across the wide-ranging topics tackled in this joint debut collection of poetry from Jim Friedman and Dave Smith, the common thread is undoubtedly one of emotion. Whatever the subject, Friedman and Smith bring to their work [...]