Fairy Tales

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Witchcraft and Waterfalls: Nietzchka Keene’s The Juniper Tree by Dana Reinoos
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A forgotten feminist fairy tale and Björk’s big-screen debut, The Juniper Tree, returns.

Two Poems by Anna Morrison
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If you can’t stand the first person, / get out of the kitchen. / Similar but escalating sleights of hand: / he wants to eat both the girl and the food in her basket. / She is past specialness, / doubling the likelihood.  In such young women, / traumas curl / till Christmas ribbon. The greatest predictor of red / is oxygen.

Mundanity and Insanity: on Joy Williams’s The Changeling by Lincoln Michel
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Rediscovering a beguiling masterpiece forty years after its publication.

Natalie Frank by Dasha Shishkin
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“Suspension of disbelief seems more immediate in a drawing, which is a direct portal into another world.”

L. Annette Binder by Amanda Faraone
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the writer on her debut collection, Rise, and the role of myth in her work.

Susanna Moore by Kurt Andersen
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“Crises always present a moral dilemma—how are we to behave virtuously, and still manage to survive?”

Vanessa Veselka by Kate Bernheimer
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Kate Bernheimer talks to Vanessa Veselka, the author of Zazen, about realness, Tinker Bell, and the acoustics of writing.

Judith Linhares by Madison Smartt Bell
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Award-winning novelist Madison Smartt Bell instigates an epistolary exchange with painter Judith Linhares on dream theory and Emily Dickinson.

The Acid House by Joshua Wolf Shenk
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Martin McDonagh by Fintan O'Toole
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Fairy tales do come true if playwright Martin McDonagh’s meteoric rise in London, with four productions staged in the same season, is any indication. His plays are Irish tales told with all the violence, humor and magic of a banshee.

Bonnie Collura by Jenifer Berman
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Painted sleek and smooth, almost candy-coated in their plastic finish, Bonnie Collura’s sculptures long to be touched. They tempt, like a shiny red apple. 

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