Ligotti Essay

I have an essay, ‘The Impossible Literature of Thomas Ligotti, Puppeteer and Eschatologist’ in the second volume of Thinking Horror Journal… Sleep well!


The Book of Flowering

THE BOOK OF FLOWERING is now available to order. A remarkable collection of eighteen new and previously unpublished dark, weird fictions, exploring, in their various ways, the the concepts of fatal beauty and impermanence. Edited by Mark Beech, the full contents are as follows… Mark Valentine – The Pale Sentinels Of Asphodel Tiffani Angus – What Cannot Be Described Sheryl more »


Thinking Horror 2

My essay ‘The Impossible Literature of Thomas Ligotti, Puppeteer and Eschatologist’ should be appearing soon in Thinking Horror, Volume 2


The Book of Flowering

THE BOOK OF FLOWERING will see publication in the second half of January by Egaeus Press: Featuring new tales of strangeness, beauty and impermanence by Mark Valentine, V. H. Leslie, Charles Schneider, Thomas Strømsholt, Timothy J. Jarvis, Mat Joiner, Ron Weighell, Tiffani Angus, John Gale, Reggie Oliver, Sheryl Humphrey, D. P. Watt, Colin Insole, Alison Littlewood, Damian Murphy, Jonathan Wood, more »



Coming Soon from Mount Abraxas Press: TERROIR by D.P. Watt Cover illustration by Svjatogor, artist, designer, musician. Large hardcover; the entire book is printed on coloured paper. Synopsis: On the gentle banks of the Gironde the vendange engages the entire community. They labour furiously to serve an ancient English family, the Cunninghams, whose magnificent vintages can sell for hundreds of more »


Work Begins!

Work begins on the mammoth project that is ‘Inner Rooms and Secret Quarters’. This is just a first version mock-up for proofing purposes… and these are the contents.


The Silent Garden

The Silent Garden Journal is available for order here… it contains my story ‘Blood and Smoke, Vinegar and Ashes’ amongst many and varied marvellous things!


Tears for Europa Published!

Tears for Europa by D.P. Watt With Artwork by Alessandro Sicioldr Bianchi Slipcase design and blind stamp by Bethany White There are two versions, both silkscreen printed. A version on fine textured blue paper and a version on fine red cloth. Order at exoccidente@gmail.com


Tears for Europa

TEARS FOR EUROPA by D.P. Watt With Paintings by the astonishing Alessandro Bianchi​ … Published by Mount Abraxas Press * The flames of burning maps are fed by the whispers of a thousand lies. The arrival of the new rulers—long prophesied—is heralded by the fall of spring leaves and the shuddering of mountains. Hearts smoulder with ancient hatreds that centuries more »


The Silent Garden

Volume 1 of The Silent Garden: A Journal of Esoteric Fabulism is announced, featuring my story ‘Blood and Smoke, Vinegar and Ashes’: The Silent Garden: A Journal of Esoteric Fabulism Deluxe square (8.5” x 8.5”) hardback, with interior colour illustrations, printed on 70lb. paper. The inaugural volume features the following: ART Transcending the Grotesquerie: The Surreal Landscapes of David Whitlam more »