The Ochre Issue

We have announced the winners of the 2016 Fairy Tale Review Awards. Congratulations to Adam Soto and Marie Marandola!

On the heels of our interview with Kelly Link comes one with Traci Brimhall, the poetry judge for our 2016 contest. Brimhall writes: “Culturally, so many people seem to believe that silence or lack of dialogue around issues of diversity means we’re beyond. We are post-need-to-discuss-it. Why is silence equated with progress? Maybe that’s why people like and need the fairy-tale landscape—to construct a space for conversation that they haven’t been able to otherwise engage in.”

We’ve just published a brief interview with Kelly Link, the prose judge for our 2016 contest. Among other wonderful things, Link writes: “I loved fairy tales from the moment I could read. … I liked that there were clusters of stories, where you could see how one pattern had been endlessly reworked and retold.”

The Ochre Issue can be ordered right now for $15 (including shipping) from our publisher, Wayne State University Press.

One of our editorial assistants, Breanna Manlick, has conducted a VIDA count of Fairy Tale Review‘s entire history. To quote Breanna: “Fairy Tale Review is a rarity among publications in literature: the journal has maintained a consistent female majority throughout its history.”

We are happy to announce that Joy Williams’ The Changeling will soon be back in stock is in stock at SPD books, after completing of the eighth print run of the 1978 novel, which Fairy Tale Review Press reissued in 2008.

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