New Book from Little Candle Press

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.

New Publication

front cover MihaelLittle Candle Press presents Escape to Mihael, the first book in The Scrufflings Series, written and illustrated by Claire Brandenburg. In this children’s tale, Claire has created a story centered on friendship and sacrifice for Grades 1 – 4 and all fun-loving adults.

For a taste of the story and art, view Chapter One.


New updates for February 14-21, 2020.

Crown's WarrantyFairy Tale Fridays

The Crown’s Warranty by Laurence Housman 

Manx Fairy Tales 

 

 

 

 

 


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Joshua Alan Sturgill

The Unknown Project 
Listen 
The Boy Who Tasted the Moon


 

Happy Release

 

Ghost Story Mondays:

Markheim by Robert Louis Stevenson

Angels & Hospitality

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.


New Updates

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The Ancient Modern by Joshua Alan Sturgill:
Hospitality & Insurance / February 10, 2020
Sermon, a Poem / February 12, 2020

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Machen Studies:
Angels / February 3, 2020
St. Teilo of Llandaff  / February 9, 2020

New Books for Old Souls

Original Artwork for Sale by Claire Brandenburg

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.

Each volume published by Darkly Bright serves as an exploration and celebration of classical views on theology, personhood and the cosmos. By delving deeply into the mystical oeuvre of Arthur Machen… by traversing the moonlit lyrics of Joshua Alan Sturgill… by arriving to hear the day-song verses of Gaelan Gilbert, the reader discovers books which sing of journey. Through a delicate paradox, ineffable mysteries uncover hidden truth.

For early 2020, we are pleased to announce a new section to the site entitled Thin Places: Fairy Tales & Ghost Stories. Our imprint, Little Candle Press will be publishing new children stories by Claire Brandenburg. And finally, we will continue to issue classic work by figures such as Arthur Machen and Arthur Christopher Benson, while releasing new collections by contemporary poets.

Christopher Tompkins
info@darklybrightpress.com