Welcome to Dark Mountain: Issue 24 – Eight Fires!
16th October, 2023
Our fires are lit! 'Dark Mountain: Issue 24 – Eight Fires' is published today, an all-colour ensemble exploration of the eight ceremonial fires of the year. With fiery sun cover by Candace Jensen and pictographs by Caroline Ross.
Make An Altar of Your Tongue
4th May, 2023
For our final 'taster' from the new issue, no 23: Antonia Bertucci explores the sacrificial implications of Christianity and breastfeeding, and misogynistic taboos about the female body. With sporescape image by Nick Jordan.
1st May, 2023
In our fourth taster from our new issue, Dark Kitchen:, novelist Gregory Norminton serves up a deliciously dark short story about an exclusive dining club that is soon to have a taste of its own medicine. Menu illustrated by Graeme Walker.
Our Sweet Flesh
Nickole Brown and Emily Hasler
26th April, 2023
In our third Dark Kitchen post, poets Nickole Brown and Emily Hasler serve up disconcerting dishes from the realms of fairy tales and rural Kentucky. With artwork by Peter Cameron and Superflux.
Bread in the Times of Plague
Kate Long and Simeon Ayres
20th April, 2023
For our first Dark Kitchen dish: Simeon Ayres and Kate Long tell a heartening tale about baking sourdough loaves for their pandemic-struck hill community in Australia. With foraging and fermentation artwork by Pascal Baudar.
Welcome to Dark Mountain: Issue 23 – Dark Kitchen!
17th April, 2023
Our new spring issue, an assemblage of writing and art that investigates food and food culture in times of collapse.