This title presents an annual journal devoted to fairy tales, contemporary and historical.Each issue of "Fairy Tale Review" contains poetry, fiction, and essays that either address the abiding influence of fairy tales on contemporary literature and culture, or are themselves contemporary fairy tales in prose or verse. It is, according to editor Kate Bernheimer, "a venue for all writers working with the aesthetics and motifs of fairy tales.""Fairy Tale Review's" first two issues ("The Blue Issue, 2005", and "The Green Issue, 2006") contain contributions from nationally recognized authors such as Donna Tartt, Francine Prose, Lydia Millet, Marina Warner, Jack Zipes, Aimee Bender, and Rikki Ducornet. Stories from the first two issues have been noted or chosen for republication in "Best New American Writers 2006" and "Best American Short Stories 2005". Seven stories and seven poems in all have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize.The third volume, "The Violet Issue", contains work by Kim Addonizio, Don Mee Choi, Lucy Corin, Tracy Daugherty, Espido Freire, Toshiya Kamei, Sarah Hannah, Lily Hoang, Anna Maria Hong, Kim Hyesoon, Jeffrey Levine, Lisa Olstein, David Petruzelli, Natania Rosenfeld, Aurelie Sheehan, Richard Siken, Kieran Suckling, Lee Upton, and Julie Marie Wade.
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Kate Bernheimer is the editor of Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Women Writers Explore Their Favorite Fairy Tales and Brothers and Beasts: An Anthology of Men on Fairy Tales. She is also the author of two novels, The Complete Tales of Ketzia Gold and The Complete Tales of Merry Gold.Review:
"An indispensable addition to any collection concerning itself with the mythic material of childhood - both childhood's experiences and its traditional tales, and how they reverberate through adult lives." - Gregory Maguire, author of Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister, and Mirror Mirror: A Novel."
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Book Description University Alabama Press, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110817355014
Book Description University Alabama Press, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0817355014