Tag Archives: Art

Darryl Sloan on Skylight Press

It has been a while since we presented a new author to the wider public so it is a great thrill and privilege to introduce Darryl Sloan –  an author, musician, technician, and all around thespian who has developed quite … Continue reading

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A Few Strange New Hybridities in Literature

Of late, my rather strange and serpentine reading habits have yielded up examples of what might be called literary hybridities, where genres and styles work to subsume or coalesce. Of course, such genre bending is not even remotely new but … Continue reading

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Magic & Literature in Seamless States of Convergence

We are often asked why we publish esoteric and spiritual works alongside works of literature.  For us, art (especially literature) and magic converge on one another seamlessly, and such convergences provide for interesting hybrid states within writing. While the genres we publish are … Continue reading

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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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Rupert Copping on Skylight Press

Rupert Copping was born in London into an eccentric and bohemian family. As in infant, in the early fifties, he was taken to Ecuador by his mother and stepfather – the latter being, among other things, a herpetologist. As a … Continue reading

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In Defence of Poesy: A Skylight Selection

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MAGICAL SITES OF THE COTSWOLDS – A Calendar by Rebsie Fairholm

Need the perfect Christmas present for your friends and family?  Here is a beautiful 2013 calendar presenting the wonderful photographs of Skylight Press book designer and author, Rebsie Fairholm, featuring favourite magical sites from around her beloved Cotswolds. Rebsie is the … Continue reading

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A Skylit Gallery

Skylight Press has been truly blessed in many ways in its first two years of existence and one of the more marvellous developments, completely unforeseen and unplanned, is that many of its authors and compilers just also happen to be … Continue reading

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Two Interviews with Basil King

Two fascinating interviews with Basil King have recently come to light, both in which Basil discusses the artistic and poetic philosophy behind Learning to Draw/ A History. The first is a conversation between Kevin Ring and Basil King for the … Continue reading

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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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