I'm currently closed to submissions


Please don't send me your novels or novellas as I can't consider them at the moment, no matter how brilliant they are. 


It's been a tough couple of years (for just about everybody) and I need time to figure out how to proceed with Louise Walters Books. My recent application for an Arts Council England grant was not successful. Sadly that means I can't commit to publishing any new books in 2023. 


The long-term priority is to work with my stable of authors on their current and (fingers crossed) future projects. I will be publishing one book in 2022, Laura Laakso's Wildest Hunger, in November.  I hope to open again to submissions in 2023, with a view to continuing my publishing programme in 2024. 


I wish you the best of luck with your writing and submitting. And if you would like to support my press, please buy, read and review my books. All of those things help my press to remain in existence. I'm also always grateful for a coffee! And please do consider entering my Page 100 competition which opens for entries on Wednesday 1 June.


May 2022