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.

Subverting Laughter

Lovers of folk and fairy tale will glad to learn about the launch of a literary fairy tale website. Subverting Laughter is an interstitial, interdisciplinary research initiative presenting that wonderful Victorian pantomime, The Light Princess…Continue Reading

Desiring Dragons

"Fall down mountains, just don't fall on me" by Mark Witton. Reproduced under Creative Commons.

Part 2 of 2. Our second round of editorial drinks for Terri Windling’s latest moveable feast. Read Part 1 here. JP2: We’re kind of circling back to what Tolkien said—we don’t want dragons per se,…Continue Reading