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A defining text of the new magical renaissance, Star.Ships addresses the question of who we are now by tracing where we come from, and by drawing out the stories and spirits that have journeyed and evolved with us. The goal is, as Gordon writes, the restoration of context.

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A rose by any other name: Babalon and Pomba Gira

We are reposting Peter Grey’s essay on Pomba Gira and Babalon to mark having sold the final hardback copy of Nicholaj De Mattos Frisvold’s Pomba Gira and the Quimbanda of Mbùmba Nzila. Please note, the paperback remains in print.

 Scarlet Imprint was founded by Alkistis Dimech and Peter Grey in 2007 with the talismanic publication of 156 copies of The Red Goddess; fired by a vision to create work that would inspire an artistic and intellectual revivification in modern magical practice. We have established ourselves, in the following years, as one of the leading publishers of the contemporary occult, with a progressive catalogue of books on the Western magical tradition, witchcraft, the African Diaspora religions, esoteric poetry, drama & occulture.
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