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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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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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Still Booming: The Revolutionary Enclave of South and Central American Literature

With American and British literature intent on creating black-holes of postmodernity and worm-holes to the neo-neo perhaps the most sturdy literary platform of that last few decades has been the ‘boom latinoamericano.’  Spurred on by its own vangardia to challenge … Continue reading

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Margaret Randall on Skylight Press

Margaret Randall’s generation yielded up plenty of revolutionary writers, a veritable plethora of wild-eyed subversives loading their free verse and prosaic monologues with anti-authoritarian invectives.  But where many are radical on the page, few actually imbue their lives with those … Continue reading

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