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Before the Dawn by Rupert Copping

In the beginning, the elders told him, there was neither light nor darkness, because in the beginning nothing existed. But then, for reasons that were unclear, the Holy Source had awakened like a person from sleep. When the Holy Source … Continue reading

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Writing the Unicorn: The Paradox of Historical Fiction

“Luckily Nicolas didn’t have to answer, as he couldn’t have spoken. I had placed my hand on his bulge, which was as hard as a tree branch. I had never touched one before.” It was at that precise point when … Continue reading

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Guest Blog by Gordon Strong: British involvement in the American Civil War

Many, including a great proportion of Americans, are ignorant of the motives behind the Civil War. The extent of British involvement in the conflict is also generally unknown. Received opinion assigns the emancipation of the slaves as a reason for … Continue reading

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The RUINS poemscape video featuring poetry by Margaret Randall

  Last year Skylight Press was privileged to publish a collection of poetry by the esteemed poet, Margaret Randall, called Something’s Wrong with the Cornfields.  Soon after, another poetry collection was published by University of New Mexico Press for their … Continue reading

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