• The latest Oversteps newsletter is now on-line:

    [2-Jul-20 ]


    Oversteps News 59. Our latest newsletter is now on-line:

    Sadly, all readings and launches scheduled for the next few months have had to be cancelled or postponed because of the corona virus. We look forward to getting back to our public events when life eventually returns to something like normal.

    In the meantime, readers may be interested to have news of the latest novel by Alwyn Marriage: ‘The Elder Race’.

    [16-Apr-20 ]

  • The latest Oversteps newsletter is now on-line.Oversteps News 58

    [16-Jan-20 ]

  • Antony Mair was awarded 2nd prize in the Hastings Litfest competition.

    [9-Jan-20 ]

  • Ross Cogan has had a poem commended in the Cannon Poets ‘Sonnet or not’ competition.

    [9-Jan-20 ]

  • Robert Stein has been shortlisted in both the Winchester Poetry competition and the Bridport Prize.


    Mark Totterdell was highly commended in the Winchester Poetry competition, received special mention in the recent Sentinel Literary Quarterly poetry competition and won the Happenstance Press competition for blank verse.


    A C Clarke was shortlisted in the Lord Whisky Animal Sanctuary competition, commended in the Poets meet Politics competition, won first prize in the Beyond Borders competition and first prize in the Second Light Long Poem competition.

    [30-Oct-19 ]

  • A number of Oversteps poets will once more be reading at the Poetry on the Lake festival in northern Italy. Elisabeth Rowe will be launching her new book; and Alwyn Marriage will be taking part in a panel discussion on poetry publishing.

    [5-Sep-19 ]

  • [2-Jul-19 ]

  • Christopher North was highly commended in the Café Writers competition,2018

    Mark Totterdell was highly commended in the Shepton Mallet Snowdrop Festival poetry competition

    Tony Watts was awarded joint 3rd prize in the Barnett Open poetry competition,
    and was commended in the Sentinel Literary Quarterly open poetry competition
    and was shortlisted in the Littoral Press Nature Poetry Collection competition

    Rose Flint won the Littoral Press Nature Poetry Collection competition

    Ian Royce Chamberlain had 3 poems shortlisted in the Plough poetry competition

    [9-May-19 ]

  • Our latest newsletter, Oversteps News 55, can now be read on-line

    [5-Dec-18 ]