Graham Joyce 1954 – 2014

“Why can’t our job here on earth be simply to inspire each other?” These simple words resonate very strongly in the hearts of many today. I very rarely struggle with words, but today I am having difficulty in finding the right ones. Yesterday, someone I was privileged enough to call a friend who also happened … Continue reading

Black Country Prophet – Joel Lane Archive 2

Today, we bring you the second in our celebration of the life and work of the much-missed writer Joel Lane, who died last year at the age of 50 due to complications arising from sleep apnoea and diabetes. Today, writer Rosanne Rabinowiz chooses her favourite story of Joel’s and introduces it below. Midnight Flight Commentary … Continue reading

The Deluxe Edition of Lawrence Gordon Clark book: an update

The good news about the ultra limited Deluxe Edition of The Christmas Ghost Stories of Lawrence Gordon Clark is that they will be here either tomorrow (Friday 30th May) or Monday 2nd June. The slipcases however still need to be made. In view of the already inordinate delay occasioned by various issues, Spectral will be sending … Continue reading

Article: Unmade film adaptations…

Sometimes, just for a bit of fun, it’s interesting to wonder how a particular book would look like as a film adaptation. Well, journalist Alan Kelly has done just that for Movie Maker magazine at their online presence. And guess what? He’s included a title from Spectral, and he’s also suggested a director and an actor for the … Continue reading

3 and 5 year subscriptions

If you look down the right-hand side of  this blog you will see a list of subscription options: you can subscribe to the chapbook series for one, three or five years. Not only that, but the longer you subscribe for, the more you will save. We have also given you the Paypal buttons below as … Continue reading

Currently available books

Listed below are the books which are currently in print from Spectral – also included are purchasing buttons via Paypal. If you want to pay via cheque or bank transfer, please contact us at spectralpress[AT]gmail[DOT]com for details. ALL PRICES ARE INCLUSIVE OF P+P.     EDITION CONTENTS DELUXE EDITION (50 only- 14 left) (available late May/early June): Foreword by MARK … Continue reading

Chapbook Subscriptions – new rates

For the last eighteen months we here at Spectral have held the current subscription rate at present levels, in spite of the ever-encroaching plans of Royal Mail to take bigger chunks out of our profit margins. Unfortunately, there comes a point where it can no longer be sustained and remain profitable. So, it is with … Continue reading

ANNOUNCEMENT: The Christmas Ghost Stories of Lawrence Gordon Clark

Due to a printers error (a software issue in converting PC files to Mac) several pages of the Unsigned Edition of The Christmas Ghost Stories of Lawrence Gordon Clark have been printed in the wrong order. The whole run of the book will be reprinted and free replacement copies will be sent to those customers who … Continue reading

News: Theatrum Mundi logo and deliveries

First off, here are the front/back/title page and spine logos for the new Theatrum Mundi imprint from Spectral Press, designed by John Oakey, who will be responsible for all design matters for the entire line. We think it nicely represents the ethos behind the imprint, both in terms of the presentation and the range of stories we … Continue reading

A New Spectral imprint: Theatrum Mundi

Some of you eagle-eyed readers will have noticed that, when looking at the list of forthcoming publications for this year (top right-hand corner on the home page), there’s a new addition to the line-up: Theatrum Mundi (Theatre of the Universe),which  is a new imprint from Spectral Press specifically to publish novelletes having a much wider … Continue reading

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