About Us

FULGUR PRESS is the leading independent publisher of esotericism and magic in visual culture. Founded in 1992 by Robert Ansell, we work with artists, writers and editors to develop projects that explore ideas of agency, enchantment and relevance. In our catalogue you will find classic monographs, scholarly studies, historical facsimiles, works from artist-practitioners and volumes of collected essays and art. We also produce series publications exploring esoteric themes, including Abraxas and Black Mirror. Some of the most important names in Western esotericism have collaborated with us; from emerging artists or established writers to respected academics and Turner-prize nominees. What connects us is a vision of the world we wish to share.

Since we began publishing in 1992, FULGUR PRESS has pioneered the idea of the talismanic book. This is a philosophy that explores the book-object as an agent for personal and social change. Our approach has broken with the traditional occult aesthetic and embraced a style that is modern and understated. Our books are manufactured to the highest standards, using materials from accredited sources. As publishers we place emphasis upon specifics; conceptual, material or typographic. Over more than twenty years we have developed a progressive design sensibility that mediates between the subject and the reader. Our aim has been to move beyond ideas that place magic in the past and present it to you with contemporary vitality.

Managing Director
Robert Ansell

Editor, Translations
Aisha Shehu

General Editor, New York
Pam Grossman

General Editor, London
Merlin Cox

Consultant Editor, Oxford
Gavin W. Semple

Press and Publicity
Ellen Hausner

Publisher’s Assistant
Shamana Prideaux-Brune