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Michael S. Judge on Skylight Press

Michael S. Judge was born in 1987 in Kansas City, MO.  He grew up in an Irish Catholic enclave in Kansas City, MO and was taught and terrified by Jesuits, much as per Joyce’s Portrait of an Artist as a … Continue reading

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‘Jesus Christ, that’s a lot of Novels!’ – A Cross-section of Blasphemetic Fiction

The fictions of Jesus the Christ have become many in number, multiplying like the loaves and the fishes at Bethsaida.  In that they were pseudepigraphical accounts and written up two to three centuries after the events depicted, the gospels could … Continue reading

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Skylight Fiction for the Holidaze?

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The Cult of Seizure by Rikki Ducornet

The lunatic algebra of Love. The frenzied orbits of Mood. The malarial temperatures of Wound. Symbols of the Cult of Seizure: This flesh, this amulet incised. This hot spoor of predators. This zodiac savaged in the sky. Anyone who has … Continue reading

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Rikki Ducornet on Skylight Press

“My first novel, The Stain, was set into motion by a powerful dream. That dream unleashed enough energy to fuel four novels—and this to my astonishment. I was an artist, after all, not a writer. Entering Fire, Phosphor in Dreamland, … Continue reading

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The Dream of the Black Topaze Chamber by Hugh Fox

“During the day there’s the paradox of bright sun, jade bamboo, emerald persimmon leaves, malachite palms, and wind-sheets of bright (disguised) antarctic cold. But at night the island sails into mute, drained death. They both huddle under their fake black fur…” An intellectual … Continue reading

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A Tribute to the Late Hugh Fox

A Tribute to the Late Hugh Fox by Daniel Staniforth   The small press king is dead – long live his unending fox-trot.  Long strut the dance of his unquenchable quill, and that clack-clack clog-riffing through the sweet meanders of … Continue reading

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