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“The Tattoos He Reveres Are Not Always as Truthful as They Seem”: An interview with Mary Jessica Woods

“The Tattoos He Reveres Are Not Always as Truthful as They Seem”: An interview with Mary Jessica Woods

Markmaker tells the story of Mariikel Serix, an alien tattoo artist living in a society where everyone’s life history is written on their skin. He is devoted to his craft, but after he is coerced into giving a mark of banishment to an innocent man, he realizes that the tattoos he reveres are not always as truthful as they seem. He has to grapple with this moral dilemma while facing increasing persecution from the Ascendance, a warmongering political faction that wants to use the ceremonial tattoos for its own ends…

Welcome to Our Newest Editor

Welcome to Our Newest Editor

Great news! We are delighted to welcome Dr. William Gonch to the Chrism Press editorial board. About Bill: William Gonch is a writer, editor, and teacher in New Jersey. A lifelong book-lover, he received his Ph.D. in English from the University of Maryland, College...

February 2022 Links Roundup

February 2022 Links Roundup

Updated 3/15/22. Chrism author Maya Sinha and Dr. Stuart Squires of the University of St. Thomas (Houston) discussed the themes of evil, relationships, isolation, fragmentation, and enchantment in The City Mother. Click here to listen.        ...

Introducing 60 Second Reviews with Chrism Press

Introducing 60 Second Reviews with Chrism Press

We have a new video series! 60 Second Reviews with Chrism Press is exactly what it sounds like: book reviews and recommendations from Chrism Press authors and editors, in 60 seconds or less. Eleanor Bourg Nicholson was our lead-off hitter with this review of the...