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Breaking Convention 2015: Copyright Jonathan Greet

Tickets out for Breaking Convention 2017: 4th International Conference on Psychedelic Consciousness

This summer, on the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love, the largest psychedelic research conference in Europe returns to the University of Greenwich between the 30 June and 2 July. Hosting approximately 150 interdisciplinary presentations over three days, across four simultaneous academic tracks, Breaking Convention is one of the...

by Gordon Greentree (Creative Commons)

Microdosing with Cannabis

Microdosing is a fast-growing trend not only among those who like to experiment with psychedelic substances like LSD and magic mushrooms but also in the cannabis industry, most notably in the edibles market, and it could transform the way we take cannabis for good as well. Microdosing with Cannabis is...

Volume XX

Psychedelic Press Volume XX is out now!

It is with great pleasure that we can announce the publication of the latest Psychedelic Press journal – Volume XX – the first of 2017! This edition is jam-packed full of interesting articles, including our new journal editor Nikki Wyrd’s report on her first psychedelic trip (by way of an...

United by Pablo Amaringo (Ayahuasca Reader)

Re-reading Ayahuasca: Cultural complexities of the vine unpicked

“You are the shaman,” announced Terence McKenna at the beginning of a new phase of the archaic revival. With thousands of you-shamans going to Iquitos every year to get their feathers, it may be time to unpack that idea, and for that reason the new edition of the 15-year-old classic...

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The Gantry Episode by June Drummond

The Gantry Episode (1968) by June Drummond was published by Victor Gollancz. One of a host of novels published in the late 1960s, which all had LSD being pumped into a local water supply as their major premise, this particular one manages to stay well clear of any lurid hippie...

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The Sugar Cube Trap by Madelaine Duke

Originally published in 1969 by Brockhampton Press (UK), and later reissued by White Lion (1974), The Sugar Cube Trap by Madelaine Duke is a short novel set in Brighton, East Sussex. After one of their friends becomes ‘hooked’ on acid and is taken to hospital, it follows the story of...

Lovemaster by Lambert Macy

Lovemaster by Lambert Macy

Published in the United States in 1967, Lovemaster by Lambert Macy is a hippie exploitation novel set against the backdrop of LSD’s emergence into the youth culture of the 1960s. It is told from the point of view of protagonist Dr Victor X Storm, known by friends and enemies alike as...

Sinai by Annemee Siersma (Creative Commons)

Give us this day our daily dose: Ergot, LSD and the Israelites

Every day, in hundreds of languages, millions of people ask God to “give us this day our daily bread”, which is rather more ‘day’ than is strictly necessary. Certain things are so familiar that we never think about them, and while the Lord’s Prayer may be the most well known...

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