Upcoming publication opportunities

We are pleased to outline Coverstory books' current plans for publishing opportunities over the next few months. Excluding books where we are working with individual writers, the public timetable is currently envisaged as follows: International Poetry competition Currently open for submissions via Submittable; closing date 4th July [see here] Submission period - May-JuneJudging period - [...]

‘Contextual: 7’ – one of the best!

Coverstory books was delighted to host our seventh 'Contextual' poetry reading event yesterday. Another great turnout for an hour of really good quality contemporary poetry. My thanks to all the attendees - and especially to our four readers: Simon French, Adele Cordner, Pratibha Castle and Ann Pelletier-Topping. Simon read from his recently published The Deadwing [...]

Published Today! – “New Contexts: 3”

Coverstory books is delighted to announce the publication of the third in our "New Contexts" series of poetry / short prose anthologies. Back in 2020, when the idea for New Contexts was first born, who would have thought that two years later we would be onto our third volume? Achieving such a milestone seems proof [...]

‘Contextual: 6’ – what a great way to spend an hour!

Coverstory books was delighted to host our sixth 'Contextual' poetry reading event yesterday. Another great turnout for an hour of contemporary poetry. My thanks to all the attendees - and especially to our four readers: Eleanor Swanson, Margaret Beston, Zanna Beswick and David Punter. Eleanor read from her upcoming collection, Non-Finito. Our next 'Contextual' event [...]

‘Contextual: 5’ – another splendid hour of poetry!

Coverstory books was delighted to host our fifth 'Contextual' poetry reading event yesterday. Once again we had over twenty attendees - from multiple countries! - for the hour-long session My thanks to all the attendees - and especially to our four readers: Graeme Ryan, Clare Bercot Zwerling, Jim Friedman, and Barbara Sapienza. Graeme read from [...]

Coming soon: “New Contexts: 3”

Coverstory books is delighted to announce the forthcoming publication of the third in our "New Contexts" series of poetry / short prose anthologies. Back in 2020, when the idea for New Contexts was first born, who would have thought that two years later we would be onto our third volume? Achieving such a milestone seems [...]

Line Breaks: 2 – submission deadline today!

Coverstory books' open submission for Line Breaks: 2 closes today: Line Breaks: 2 - an on-line poetry anthology which should be published at http://www.line-breaks.com in April Information on all this opportunity can be found on Submittable - just search for 'coverstory' in the Discover section of their website.