Over the past few weeks, I’ve been pondering here about stories that speak from wounded, devastated earth—that come out of a place of suffering together with the world we inhabit.
“The world is made of dirt. A rock doesn’t have feelings.” The flaccid man in the documentary glared out of the monitor at me accusingly, as if he suspected me of once being nice to…Continue Reading
As I was working on research for something else entirely, I stumbled upon a collection of Monguor folktales, collected from Qinghai in northwest China. This was a cultural tradition I wasn’t familiar with, and with…Continue Reading
The new issue of Unsettling Wonder ‘Why Would Anyone Enchant That?’ is now available. A little girl accidentally turns the sky to lemonade. A fragile witch tries to make a child out of wood. An armchair…Continue Reading
By popular demand, we’ve made Jane Yolen’s new poetry collection Sister Fox’s Field Guide to the Writing Life available in paperback. If you missed your chance to buy the limited edition, or want an affordable…Continue Reading