News

  • Fokkina McDonnell won 2nd prize in the Waltraud Field open poetry competition and was highly commended in the short poem category of the Poetry on the Lake competition.

    [17-Oct-17 ]


  • Tony Watts had a poem commended in the Poetry Space Competition 2017, was highly commended in the Barn Owl Trust: Wildlife Poetry Competition, won 1st prize in the Wax Poetry and Art Poetry Contest and 3rd prize in the Waltraud Field Open Poetry Competition.  He was also a runner up in the Wundor Poetry Contest 2017 and shortlisted for the Magic Oxygen Literary Prize.

    [17-Oct-17 ]


  • Christopher North was commended in the Winchester Poetry Prize competition.

    [17-Oct-17 ]


  • Ross Cogan won 2nd prize in the Stanley Spencer poetry competition

    [17-Oct-17 ]


  • Two new Oversteps books are launched today: My Cloth-Eared Heart by Melanie Branton and The Plate Spinner by Denise McSheehy. You can read about these books, and catch up with our other news, at www.overstepsbooks.wordpress.com .

    [17-Oct-17 ]


  • The latest newsletter from Oversteps is now available to read on-line: https://overstepsbooks.wordpress.com/

    [9-Sep-17 ]


  • Fokkina McDonnell was highly commended in the Poetry on the Lake competition.



  • We enjoyed another wonderful Oversteps Day at Ways with Words in July. Eight poets read at four readings to packed and appreciative audiences.



  • Alwyn Marriage’s first novel, ‘Rapeseed’, was published in March 2017, followed in April by her latest poetry collection, ‘In the Image: portraits of mediaeval women’.

    [21-Apr-17 ]


  • On the very day that Sue Proffitt’s book, ‘Open after dark’, was published, she was awarded first prize in the Teignmouth Poetry competition.

    [23-Mar-17 ]