Contextual: 15 – our readers

I am delighted to announce our readers for February's Contextual poetry reading event: Kerry Darbishire Tom Larner Kate Miller Gillie Robic David Thompson Contextual: 15 will be held on Thursday 23rd February @ 19:30 UK-time. If you would like to be considered as a reader at a future Contextual event please let me know (if you've [...]

Contextual: 14 & Contextual: 15

Yesterday we held our first Contextual virtual poetry reading event of the year - the fourteenth in the series - and are pleased to report that we had twenty-four people attend the session! My thanks to all those who 'Zoomed in', and especially to our readers: Richard Lister, Graeme Ryan. Brian Docherty, Penny McCarthy and [...]

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 [...]

Contextual: 14 – tomorrow!

Our next Contextual virtual poetry reading event will be held tomorrow, Thursday 26th January starting at 19:30 (UK-time) and will run for one hour. Our main reader will be Richard Lister whose collection, Edge & Cusp, was published late last year. The second reader will be Graeme Ryan who has a revised edition of Valley [...]

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 [...]

Contextual: 14 – next Thursday!.

Our next Contextual virtual poetry reading event will be held on Thursday 26th January starting at 19:30 (UK-time) and will run for one hour. Our main reader will be Richard Lister whose collection, Edge & Cusp, was published late last year. The second reader will be Graeme Ryan who has a revised edition of Valley [...]

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 [...]

Contextual: 14 – Our readers…

Our next Contextual virtual poetry reading event will be held on Thursday 26th January starting at 19:30 (UK-time) and will run for one hour. Our main reader will be Richard Lister whose collection, Edge & Cusp, was published late last year. The second reader will be Graeme Ryan who has a revised edition of Valley [...]

Contextual virtual poetry events 2023

During 2023 we plan to host another twelve Contextual virtual poetry reading events. At the moment these are likely to run on the last Thursday of each month starting at 19:30 UK-time and running for one hour. The first one will be on January 26th. For the new year we are opening a fresh list [...]