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Who the Hell is Jan Karon? Books and the Temporality of value

Like many bibliophiles I’m well acquainted with all the nooks and crannies by which one might come across used books at a bargain. Indeed, my house is well insulated with walls of books mostly found at jumble shops, thrift stores, … Continue reading

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“Now We are Three” by Gareth Knight

Now we are three. That is to say – three years old. And we are Skylight Press. A brain child of my daughter Rebecca (AKA  Rebsie) along with kindred spirit Daniel Staniforth, based in the USA,  and we recently got together … Continue reading

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Stewart Farrar: Writer on a Broomstick by Elizabeth Guerra and Janet Farrar

Stewart Farrar was a World War II veteran, an accomplished script writer and a journalist who worked for many prominent and respected media companies such as Reuters and the newspaper Reveille. As a world traveler, Stewart had the opportunity to meet … 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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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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Joseph Noble on Skylight Press

The Bay Area has always been a hot-bed for experimental poetry, from the Beats and the famous Six Gallery reading to Ferlinghetti’s City Lights enclave to the San Francisco Renaissance that yielded such poetic powers as Rexroth, Duncan, Spicer and … Continue reading

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Guest Blog by Gordon Strong: James Joyce – Myth as Narrative

  …a brave man would invent something that never happened! Joyce   In both Ulysses, Portrait of the Artist and the prototype of the latter – Stephen Hero – Joyce is concerned with the presenting of ‘truth’.  Not only is … Continue reading

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