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Pessoa on our Mind

Andrew Condous, Quentin S. Crisp, John Howard, et al.

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Status in production
Release Date 2023
Limitation 199 copies
Size 15 × 15 cm
ISBN 978-3-949341-52-6
Edition numbered edition
Workmanship The box contains the respective texts in envelopes, where the pseudonym and the title are printed on the addressee side and the author’s real name on the reverse.


It has already been 9 years since Dreams of Ourselves – an appreciation of Pessoa was published, and I thought it is high time to make this conceptually extraordinary collection available again in an improved extended edition.

The contributions by Mark Valentine, D.P. Watt, Colin Insole, Quentin S. Crisp, Damian Murphy, Andrew Condous, John Howard, Rhys Hughes and last but definitely not least Jonathan Wood will be heteronymically accompanied by a brand-new text by R. Ostermeier!

About D.P. Watt

D. P. Watt is one of the most highly esteemed authors of weird fiction writing today - „somewhere between E. T. A. Hoffmann, Nabokov and Ligotti“, according to Charles Schneider's characterization of his work. Apart from many essays he has written more than ninety short stories and novellas which have been published in six collections, among them An Emporium of Automata (Ex Occidente, 2010; Eibonvale, 2013), The Phantasmagorical Imperative (Egaeus, 2014; The Interlude House, 2015), Almost Insentient, Almost Divine (Undertow, 2016), and Petals and Violins (Tartarus, 2019).

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About Jonathan Wood

Jonathan Wood lives in London and is the proprietor of the Arbor Vitae Press and has written and published a clutch of sought-after small press works, including 6 issues of the esoteric literary journal Through the Woods as well as four volumes of poetry by award-winning Anglo-Welsh poet, Nigel Humphreys. His own fiction has been extensively published by Zagava,  Ex Occidente/Mount Abraxas, Raphus and Egaeus as well as literary articles for the Private Libraries Association and Tartarus Press. He is an inveterate book collector and an occasional book dealer, specialising in the obscure by-ways of literature, shadowing the London rare …

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