Category Archives: New books

Diana Durham on Skylight Press

Diana Durham is a fascinating writer and poet who has been involved in the collective life of intentional community in England, the United States and Canada over the past thirty years. In the early 1980’s she was among a grouping … Continue reading

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Breccia: Selected Poems 1972-86 by Pierre Joris

It is from our bodies’s furrows that the first permission arises. The drag of it. The pull of the pen across the magic writing pad. It is the necessary violence we all call life Breccia is an inspired grouping of … Continue reading

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Paul Sédir’s ‘Initiations’ translated by Gareth Knight

These savants proclaim that the material universe is perfectly organised, and that all will occur according to rule since, they say, everything is subject to laws of causation and the conservation of energy. Agreed. But they expect the moral universe … Continue reading

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Seasonal Occult Rituals by William G. Gray

…By looking for what might be called the soul of nature, mankind has eventually found out many secrets about its body. Maybe this has taken a long time historically, and undoubtedly we are still a long way from learning all … Continue reading

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4th Anniversary Special: New Expanded Edition of Rebecca Wilby’s This Wretched Splendour

To celebrate our 4th anniversary at Skylight Press, and in honour of the First World War Centenary,  we have reissued our very first book, This Wretched Splendour, in an all-new expanded edition. This new edition includes a one-act play, Wild With … Continue reading

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Liber Nox: A Traditional Witch’s Gramarye by Michael Howard

“Many traditional witches regard themselves as the stewards or guardians of ancient sites near where they live, such as stone circles, burial mounds, standing stones and hill-figures. They meet for rituals at remote crossroads or near the prehistoric trackways, ‘green … Continue reading

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Foam of the Past by Fiona Macleod (Ed. Steve Blamires)

“…Fiona Macleod was clearly a gentlelady of breeding and intellect. She could be trusted. She was almost ‘one of us’ – but not quite. It was this slight difference that allowed her to deal with dark and frightening characters and … Continue reading

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