Books Projects

Walking On Lava: Selected Works for Uncivilised Times

A paperback collection of essays, fiction, poetry, interviews and artwork, selected from the first ten issues of Dark Mountain.

In 2017, we were invited by the publishers Chelsea Green to put together an anthology of work taken from the first ten issues of Dark Mountain. These early books are now out of print, so Walking On Lava is the best way to get a feel for the mix of voices that gathered around the Dark Mountain Project in its early years.

The book opens with the original manifesto and the essays, stories, poetry, conversations and artworks that follow are organised around the eight principles with which the manifesto concludes.

Walking On Lava is available to order direct from the Dark Mountain Project.

Don’t read this book if you’re not willing to be shaken and unsettled. Unflinching and unafraid!

Bill McKibben, author of The End of Nature