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Will Alexander nominated Poet Laureate of Los Angeles

Our congratulations to Will Alexander, who has been nominated ‘Poet Laureate’ of Los Angeles.  Learn more about Will here: See the amazing poet read here: Skylight Press has proudly published two of Will’s books, Diary As Sin (Novel) and Kaleidoscopic … Continue reading

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Kaleidoscopic Omniscience by Will Alexander

In the contemporary American poetry scene Will Alexander stands alone as a unique voice, regularly penning what fellow poet Brian Lucas recently described to me as “oracular, vatic, cosmically penetrating poetry.”  Perhaps the most obvious categorisation is to place him … 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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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 Signatory by Kirk Marshall

“There are few more transfixing vistas than being entitled to a vision of a glassy, membrane-clustered city of racing, pivotal electricity trembling in a white glister of night – a voyage of candles blurring the boundary between occupation and a … Continue reading

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Kirk Marshall on Skylight Press

“The lustre of morning has intruded again, & the skies are abundant with hoop snakes wrought from gold. A glamorous and celestial sunshine, teeming with a lemniscate of light, bearing the fingerprint of creation like a watermark within a piece … Continue reading

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Review of “Diary As Sin” on Rain Taxi

Patrick James Dunagan has reviewed Will Alexander’s novel, Diary As Sin, for the Fall 2011 edition of Rain Taxi.  Here’s a sample: “Not surprisingly, Will Alexander’s new novel is a decidedly poetic endeavor. This burst of seer-monologue is presented as … Continue reading

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