Category Archives: Australian Literature

Magical Imagination by Nick Farrell

“Imagination is our inner vision, our human skill to see different realities. It can take us to the throne of God, it can connect us to the stream of infinity and enable us to see the universe for what it … Continue reading

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Smatterings & Offerings

We are always interested in what our authors are doing, whether with Skylight or with other great presses.  Here is a smattering of recent new release offerings from various places… IAIN SINCLAIR: Ghost Milk: Recent Adventures Among the Future Ruins … Continue reading

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The Avant-Garde is an Old Man!

Every writer aspiring to break new literary ground has been rattled by that old chestnut from Ecclesiastes: What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun. And yet … Continue reading

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Nick Farrell on Skylight Press

Nick Farrell is an esoteric author and journalist who has dedicated his life to the Western Mystery Tradition. Joining the Builders of the Adytum in New Zealand at age 17, he started to read everything he could find on the Golden … Continue reading

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What Skylight Authors are Reading

It’s always fascinating to see what writers read, where they find sustenance and inspiration for their own work. A few Skylight authors have graciously agreed to let us in on what they are currently reading, whether for guilty pleasure or … Continue reading

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In Defence of Poesy: A Skylight Selection

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Skylight Fiction for the Holidaze?

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Paint Your Teeth – Event with Kirk Marshall

Kirk Marshall will be delivering a (suggestibly bilingual) “spoken-word” performance at Paint Your Teeth vol. #18 in Tokyo, on December the 8th — a live Japanese event celebrating experimental literature, music and dance — on behalf of “Red Leaves / 紅葉” … Continue reading

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Skylight Booksignings!

Today’s booksigning at Waterstones Gloucester went well with ChrisHill signing copies of his recent novel, Song of the Sea God.  Skylight’s one and only Rebsie Fairholm sat with him for the event, which was touted a success. Skylight booksignings have happened all … Continue reading

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The Signatory by Kirk Marshall

“There are few more transfixing vistas than being entitled to a vision of a glassy, membrane-clustered city of racing, pivotal electricity trembling in a white glister of night – a voyage of candles blurring the boundary between occupation and a … Continue reading

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