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4th Anniversary Special: New Expanded Edition of Rebecca Wilby’s This Wretched Splendour

To celebrate our 4th anniversary at Skylight Press, and in honour of the First World War Centenary,  we have reissued our very first book, This Wretched Splendour, in an all-new expanded edition. This new edition includes a one-act play, Wild With … Continue reading

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Geordie’s War by Alan Richardson

“This is the story of one man who served throughout the Great War, at the very front of the Fronts in the most brutal battles in history, and achieved that most astonishing feat of all – he survived. His name … Continue reading

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Conversation with Alan Richardson

As my conversation with Gareth Knight was so well received last month I decided to try and have a similar confab with his friend and somewhat younger colleague, Alan Richardson.  Alan has written extensively on Paganism, Celtic and Faery lore, … Continue reading

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In Different Skies by Rebecca Wilby

In her play, This Wretched Splendour, Rebecca Wilby delivered a remarkable foray into the social dynamics of the World War One trenches.  In her new novel, In Different Skies, she delves even deeper into that subterranean world with remarkable and … Continue reading

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World War I Poets

Skylight Press authors, Rebecca Wilby and Alan Richardson, write fascinating accounts of World War One era Britain.  Here is an extensive article about the Great War Poets reprinted from  from http://net.lib.byu.edu/english/wwi/poets/poets.html Poets of the Great War On November 11, 1985 (the … Continue reading

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