Since it started publishing in 1992, The Bluecoat Press has established a reputation for high quality books of local interest. Owner Colin Wilkinson was previously involved in establishing Liverpool’s Open Gallery and other creative businesses in the city. Over 200 books have been published in its eighteen years, including titles for clients including National Museums Liverpool, Northwest Development Agency and Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral. Submissions from authors are always welcome but please email first with a brief synopsis of your book.
A fascinating blog of Liverpool photographs from The Bluecoat Press archive can be found at:
With over 15000 monthly visitors, the site is a must for anyone interested in Liverpool’s history.
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