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Oversteps Books

Oversteps Books

In 2007, Anne Born, who ran Oversteps Books, invited me to submit a collection, which she then published as Touching Earth. She later commissioned me to produce a book of winter and Christmas poems which was published as festo, after she died.

When Anne became ill, I visited her and asked if I could do anything to help. She had decided by this stage that she wanted me to become Managing Editor of Oversteps which, after initial hesitation because of my other commitments, I did in 2008. Since then I have been publishing between eight and ten new poetry collections each year.

Here’s an article about Oversteps in the Western Morning News and I have also done a piece on Exeter’s Bla Bla show.


Note about Oversteps Books:

Oversteps Books Ltd, registered company number 06849758, is owned by Alwyn Marriage, who is the Managing Editor. The registered address is 6 Halwell House, South Pool, Kingsbridge, Devon TQ7 2RX, UK.

The Oversteps website is, which gives details of the Oversteps books which are currently available as well as brief details about the poets.

If you wish to contact Alwyn about any issue to do with Oversteps Books, like seeking permission to publish copyright material, please do so either through the Oversteps website or using contact Alwyn on this website.

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