Darkly Bright Press is a small, independent book publisher with a focus on Uncommon Literature & Liturgical Christianity.Inspired by Welsh writer Arthur Machen’s emphasis on ecstasy in literature, our mission is to curate and spotlight such works by past voices and provide a platform for new authors, poets and artists.
The cell of ILTYD is by the sea-shore,
The ninth wave washes its altar,
There is a fair shrine in the land of Morgan.
Today, for the Feast of St. Illtyd of Wales (11/6), we present a new chapter to the ongoing Visitations series which explores the role of Celtic hagiography in the works of Arthur Machen. The significance of St. Cybi (11/8) is also examined.
The Ancient Modern