Peter Cowlam


Peter Cowlam is a freelance writer and critic. His most recently published fiction is his novel 'Who’s Afraid of the Booker Prize?', a satire on literary celebrity. His poems and reviews are published in online and print journals, most recently in 'Ink, Sweat & Tears', 'The Liberal', 'The Criterion', 'Valparaiso Fiction Review', 'Eunoia Review', and 'Epicentre Magazine'.

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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,310. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Bruce is head of a financial consultancy firm founded by his father in the 1970s. The book opens when he is new to the business, and is in a relationship with Marisa Rae. That relationship gradually falls apart as Bruce moves further into the world of commerce and Marisa’s left-wing views develop into a radical feminism. Finally it ends. But does it really end?
The Patient's Diary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,810. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Diaries & Journals
Marcus Fyer, on the brink of dropping out of university, is sent for therapy, and sets his therapist a puzzle.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
Manifesto is a sequence of haikuesque poems aimed as a counter-blast at political and financial institutions.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A jaded academic and musicologist embarks on a new career as an insurance salesman, though he can't shake off his past as easily as that...
Opus Thirty Three Bagatelles
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
'Opus Thirty Three Bagatelles' is a collection of ninety-nine finely crafted miniatures, marked out for their candour and observational precision. ‘Eloquent and alembic.’

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