Carys Books was established in 2013 as a community-based enterprise in Wales. It is led by Sam Knight, a former Western Mail feature writer, columnist and book critic. He later became PR director in a McCann Erickson advertising agency. Sam brings to publishing a wealth of communications expertise gained across the NHS, community relations, tourism, oil and airline industries in the UK and Middle East. A member of Hampshire Writers Society, he lives in Kings Worthy, Winchester. His literary writing has included international Red Bull magazine, Bulletin; two stage comedies produced in Bahrain - On the Buses (1994) and One Step Forward (2007); a novel, The Milford Ultimatum launched in London (2013); a collection of short stories, Peacock Goddess launched in Cardiff (2014) and poetry on BBC Radio Wales (2016).
Fine art book publisher Creative Coverage was established in 2013 by husband and wife team, Tim and Caroline Saunders. Its titles include The Path Less Trodden - a man and his art by Don McNeil, Contemporary Artist 2023 and Celebrating Art 2023 as well as others by Claire Wiltsher and Mike Hall.