Would you like a unique & customised book?

For a limited period, Coverstory books is offering readers the chance to purchase a unique, one-off copy of a couple of our books. Buy one, and your copy will be the only one of its kind in the world! Here's how it works. You specify the words you would like to appear on your 'special [...]

Updated edition of “The Opposite of Remembering” now available

A very slightly updated version of The Opposite of Remembering is now available from on-line retailers - Waterstones, Amazon, Barnes & Noble - and on order from bookshops. The edits are all relatively minor (the odd word here and there). If you liked At Maunston Quay, then you'll like this! Last week the author posted an extract [...]

This quarter’s newsletter now available

The second issue of our quarterly newsletter is now available. The four-page newsletter contains a general update, a look into the future, highlights three of our publications, and has a full catalogue of all our books. It comes in .pdf format and is emailed to those who have contributed to our books, competitions, anthologies etc. [...]

Updated editions of two novels now available

Slightly updated editions of two of our novels are now available: On Parliament Hill and A Pattern of Sorts, both by Ian Gouge. These follow on from updated editions of both Secrets & Wisdom and Degrees of Separation. In the next 24-48 hours a new edition of Graeme Ryan's Valley of the Kings will also [...]

“At Maunston Quay” – new edition published

Coverstory books is pleased to announce that we have just published a revised edition of At Maunston Quay by Ian Gouge. This new edition contains a small number of editorial improvements over the previous edition. Life weaves its magic of triumphs and disappointments everywhere, and often those burdened with more than their fair share of [...]

“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 [...]

“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 [...]

“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, [...]

“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 [...]

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 - [...]