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Xylem Books began as an imprint dedicated to producing affordable, globally distributed paperbacks of Corbel Stone Press titles:

xy01 The Look Away (Richard Skelton)
xy02 Field Notes (A Richardson & R Skelton)
xy03 Heart of Winter (Autumn Richardson)

xy04 The Pale Ladder (Richard Skelton)

xy05 Memorious Earth (A Richardson & R Skelton)

xy06 Landings (Richard Skelton)

xy07 Living In The World (Tim Lilburn)

xy08 Moosewood Sandhills (Tim Lilburn)

xy09 An Almost-Gone Radiance (Autumn Richardson)

xy10 And Then Gone (Richard Skelton)

xy11 A Flint Incentive (Richard Skelton)

xy12 Limnology (Richard Skelton)

xy13 Harmonia Mundi (Tim Lilburn)

In 2019 we introduced the Lign Series. Small format books about landscape, nature and natural philosophy:

LS1 Borage Blue (Oliver Southall)

LS2 The Great Book of the Woods (Gerry Loose)

LS3 Hithe (Jennifer Spector)

LS4 Kerala Journal (Kim Dorman)

LS5 Figured Stones (Paul Prudence)

As international shipping prices soar, our aim with Xylem Books is to create a range of books that is more accessible to a larger audience.

What you can do

If you're in the UK, you can support us and our writers by buying your books directly from our online store. If you're outside the UK, you can also order Xylem titles from your local independent book store, or from an online bookseller based in your country. If you have any difficulty ordering any of our titles, just contact us.


See our shipping page for a list of helpful links for international retailers.

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