Tag Archives: Scottish Literature

Foam of the Past by Fiona Macleod (Ed. Steve Blamires)

“…Fiona Macleod was clearly a gentlelady of breeding and intellect. She could be trusted. She was almost ‘one of us’ – but not quite. It was this slight difference that allowed her to deal with dark and frightening characters and … Continue reading

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Fiona Macleod on Skylight Press

Much is still uncertain and undiscovered about the Scottish writer, William Sharp. Born in Paisley on the 12th September 1855, William Sharp passed away on the 12th of December 1905. He was buried within Castello di Maniace in Sicily, Italy at fifty … Continue reading

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The Little Book of the Great Enchantment by Steve Blamires

Skylight Press is pleased to reissue The Little Book of the Great Enchantment by Steve Blamires, originally published by R.J. Stewart Books in 2008.  This follows the author’s two previous titles with us, The Irish Celtic Magical Tradition and The … Continue reading

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Take a Wee Tour of Scotland with author, Steve Blamires

Steve Blamires has published two books with Skylight Press, including the recent Chronicles of the Sidhe about the enigmatic Scottish writer, Fiona Macleod. Steve is originally from the Isle of Arran in the west of Scotland where the Gaelic and … Continue reading

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The Chronicles of the Sidhe by Steve Blamires

Forth from his breast the old man drew A lute that once on a rowan-tree grew: And, speaking no words, began to play “Over the hills and far away.” For a thirteen-year period, the reclusive Scottish writer Fiona Macleod enthralled … Continue reading

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Interview with Dee Sunshine

“I think you are right to call it a demon.  It is very similar to being possessed by a malevolent entity.  When I was younger I was consumed by my desire to be a writer and artist, and, I have … Continue reading

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Visions of the Drowning Man by Dee Sunshine

I have lost these bones/ scattered them in mad patterns like a lunatic shaman/ out of his mind on iboga, trying to pull polar-opposite hemispheres together again. Visions of the Drowning Man is the third book of poetry from Glaswegian … Continue reading

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