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The Mysterium is a small, private publishing house specialising in books that take you for a walk on the weird side!
The Mysterium

The Mysterium

The Mysterium is a small, private publishing house specialising in books that take you for a walk on the weird side!

Rae Bailey

Rae Bailey

Rae Bailey makes marginal notes in books, but now verse scribbles in her in its margin. She is more substantial than her shadow, but less substantial than her reflection. She lives at the base of the Pennine Chain with a cat called Finn and a hairy canine menace called Jake.

Hey Kid

Hey Kid

Verse on grief, from the outside. This is how losing him felt.

Lauren K. Nixon

Lauren K. Nixon

An ex-archaeologist enjoying life in the slow-lane, Lauren K. Nixon is an indie author fascinated by everyday magic. She is the author of numerous short stories, The Fox and the Fool, and the Chambers Magic series. She also curates the fabulous short story Superstars, a vibrant community of writers, poets and artists.

Marry Your Chameleon

Marry Your Chameleon

Accidental poetry in lockdown. Coming soon!

The Last Human Getaway

The Last Human Getaway

Kickstarter Campaign

Wild Daughter

Wild Daughter

A collection of accidental poetry.

The House of Vines

The House of Vines

There are dark things afoot in the town of Brindleford. In a church on the outskirts of the town an ancient evil is stirring, responding to the call of the wicked soul in search of it…

Echoes of the Light

Echoes of the Light

Three short stories in which nothing is quite what it seems.

Mayflies

Mayflies

A tale of life, Death and unexpected friendship. To her neighbours, Ottie is a perfectly normal woman. But she is a woman with a secret. One she will take to her grave. More or less.

The Fox and the Fool

The Fox and the Fool

A Shakespearean romance that celebrates love and friendship from the edge of things.

The Superstars

The Superstars

A talented, disparate community of writers, poets and artists, known as The Superstars.

Title Not Included

Title Not Included

An exciting anthology of short stories, poems and art, created over the period of a year.

Some Assembly Required

Some Assembly Required

The second anthology by The Superstars, an eclectic group of writers and artists.

Functioning as Intended

Functioning as Intended

The third anthology by the talented, disparate community of writers, artists and poets, known as The Superstars.

This Way Up

This Way Up

The fourth anthology by the talented, eclectic and disparate community of writers, poets and artists, known as The Superstars,

In Case of Emergency

In Case of Emergency

The fifth anthology by the talented, eclectic and disparate community of writers, artists and poets, known as The Superstars.

Ghost Lights

Ghost Lights

Stories, poems and images produced during the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. Free!

Out of the Box

Out of the Box

These are the prompts that got away!