“Stepping Westward” – Published today!

Coverstory books is pleased to announce we have today published a collection of poetry by the late Berta Lawrence. The hill country of West Somerset is famous for its association with the Romantic poets, Coleridge and Wordsworth, whose Lyrical Ballads (1798) emerged out of their experience of the area and revolutionised English poetry. It was [...]

“Stepping Westward”

Coverstory books is pleased to announce that on the 1st June 2020 we will be publishing a collection of poetry by the late Berta Lawrence. The hill country of West Somerset is famous for its association with the Romantic poets, Coleridge and Wordsworth, whose Lyrical Ballads (1798) emerged out of their experience of the area [...]

Welcome to Coverstory books!

Welcome Welcome to Coverstory books! We are an embryonic UK-based indie publisher aiming to offer a channel for high-quality writing to make the journey from manuscript to published work. There's no feeling quite like holding your new book in your hands for the first time; a real book, your words, your name on the cover! [...]

Published today!

I am delighted to announce three new books for 2020, the first two of these released today, 1st February 2020! The third is published in a week's time. Liam is haunted by his age and the history it forces upon him. Yet he is also plagued by the need to make more - to generate [...]

Two new books for July!

"A Kind of Making: Selected Poems, 1979-2018" by Tom Furniss: Doomed Spanish poet Federico Lorca, ill-fated Tudor battleship the Mary Rose, a Ming dynasty porcelain flask, a sawing horse: in a collection spanning almost 40 years, Tom Furniss’s poetry ranges far and wide, forging connections between past and present, sculpting fresh images from the global [...]

Just a lovely launch event…

Yesterday afternoon, Coverstory books latest publication, "Oak Tree Alchemy", was launched in a cosy venue at The Oak Tree pub, in Helperby, North Yorkshire. The pub is the monthly venue for a group of poets whose work the book showcases. Largely in recognition for the superb hosts they have proven over the years, the collection is [...]