‘Books’ Category

  1. On Making Stories


    November 15, 2016 by Unsettling Wonder

    A Guest Post by Claire Dean This morning, the first frost of winter limned the fallen leaves, and as my …
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  2. Praise for ‘The Museum of Shadows and Reflections’


    November 5, 2016 by Unsettling Wonder

    The Museum of Shadows and Reflections

    Professor Ailsa Cox just finished reading Claire Dean’s new mythic arts short story collection. Here’s what she had to say about it.

  3. Short Story Collection: The Museum of Shadows and Reflections, by Claire Dean


    October 24, 2016 by Unsettling Wonder

    The Museum of Shadows and Reflections

    It is with great pleasure that we announce the publication of the newest book in our mythic arts series: The …
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  4. Publication: Issue 5, ‘Changelings’


    October 17, 2016 by Unsettling Wonder

    Unsettling Wonder Issue 5

    We are delighted to announce the release of a new issue of Unsettling Wonder, on the theme of Changelings. This …
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  5. Feathers and Feminism: An Interview with Arielle K. Harris


    September 26, 2016 by Unsettling Wonder

    Our imaginations are easily caught up in new interpretations of these familiar stories, and it’s likely we’ll never stop reusing those tropes while we still retain them in our cultural memories. Join us in an interview with author Arielle K. Harris.

  6. Winter is Not Coming: A Conversation with Kate Wolford


    November 22, 2015 by Unsettling Wonder

    We sat down with Kate Wolford for a long-distance discussion about—well, about the weather, and how it shapes the stories we tell.

  7. Now Available: Unsettling Wonder Volume I


    February 24, 2015 by Unsettling Wonder

    Unsettling Wonder Volume 1

    Exciting news for all Unsettling Wonder readers. Now you can get all three issues of Unsettling Wonder Vol. 1, bound in …
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  8. Sister Fox has Rebound Her Book


    March 27, 2014 by Unsettling Wonder

    By popular demand, we’ve made Jane Yolen’s new poetry collection Sister Fox’s Field Guide to the Writing Life available in …
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  9. Speaking of Severed Heads…


    March 19, 2014 by Unsettling Wonder

    A Guest Post by Susan Price I have read and loved folklore since a child, and was well aware that …
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  10. Giveaway: Bitter Greens


    January 20, 2014 by Unsettling Wonder

    As a suitable pairing with our review of The Wild Girl, this week we’re pleased to be giving away one …
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Unsettling Wonder

We craft and tell stories because we’ve stood on the uncertain edge between the waking world and our imagination, between enchantment and fear. And we remember other stories that help us build our own stories, scraps of lumber and fragments of narrative we gather together to make stories for ourselves.


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