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Song of the Sea God by Chris Hill

“…Like we’d never shared in the sea’s flotsam and jetsam; the dead whales, a leather backed turtle once, big as a coffee table. The dead bodies even, now and then, stranded in sleep with water trickling lazily from silent terracotta … Continue reading

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Chris Hill on Skylight Press

Chris Hill, an exciting new British fiction writer, grew up on Walney Island just off the coast of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, at the northern tip of Morecambe Bay. This “bladder-wracked” Island, the largest of the Furness Island group, forms the backdrop … Continue reading

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Stoning the Devil by Garry Craig Powell

When Edward Said penned Orientalism in 1978 he professed that Western attitudes towards the Middle East were built on a “constellation of false assumptions” – highlighting the “subtle and persistent Eurocentric prejudice against Arabo-Islamic peoples and their culture.”  What has … Continue reading

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Garry Craig Powell on Skylight Press

Born in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, Garry Craig Powell was quite the seasoned nomad before he became a writer – something he expresses succinctly on his website biography: “Not until I was in my forties did I really dedicate my life to … Continue reading

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Gordon Strong on Skylight Press

Born in the beautiful English country of Somerset, Gordon Strong is an author, teacher, musician, poet and Tarot reader. In his many and multifarious writings he delights in aspects of myth, philosophy, esoteric history, as well as various mystery traditions … Continue reading

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Stone Tape Shuffle: Audio Reading LP by Iain Sinclair

Skylight Press is thrilled to announce that it will be reissuing the classic Iain Sinclair texts, Lud Heat and Suicide Bridge, as separate volumes – with the first coming out as early as May, 2012.  In anticipation of these wonderful … Continue reading

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