Posts Tagged ‘Fiction’

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. The Light-Giving Tree


    September 5, 2015 by Unsettling Wonder

    As I was working on research for something else entirely, I stumbled upon a collection of Monguor folktales, collected from …
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  4. The Golden Goose


    August 21, 2015 by Unsettling Wonder

    There may be as many kinds of storyteller are there are stories.

  5. R.I.P. Sir Terry Pratchett


    March 16, 2015 by Unsettling Wonder

    Some thoughts on the passing of Sir Terry Pratchett.

  6. Call for Submissions: Why would Anyone enchant That?


    March 6, 2014 by Unsettling Wonder

    There are good wizards, there are evil wizards, and then, there are bad wizards—the kind that create the vorpal apple …
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  7. Review: The Wild Girl


    January 16, 2014 by Folktales

    The Wild Girl by Kate Forsyth (Allison & Busby 2013, £12.99) Reviewed by Katherine Langrish Kate Forsyth’s novel The Wild …
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  8. Call for Submissions: Fairy Brides


    August 19, 2013 by Unsettling Wonder

    Who are they, these women and men who wander through the old tales and take a mortal for a husband …
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  9. Call for Submissions: Wise Fools


    March 4, 2013 by Unsettling Wonder

    He tumbles round the Morris Dance and bounds through the Tarot. He finds true love inAndersen and falls in luck …
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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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