“We look at the world once, in childhood. The rest is memory.” —Louise Glück In the morning, I open the back door with my two-year-old daughter and step into the garden. The dew clings to the viburnum blossoms, and the foliage of the...
  In a flash of light, Titania’s court arrives, all berry-stained lips and shimmering wings. Their gowns are gossamer and diaphanous, their eyelids drooping languidly in the dreamtime of a thick summer afternoon. Queen Titania herself leads them in merry...
You may remember the glamorous Melissa Lynn Herold from our interview with her last fall in which she unveiled her debut fantasy novel Heaven’s Silhouette: Iyarri Chronicles Book 1. As it happens, Melissa also has more than fifteen years of experience using herbs...
A new novel you might enjoy: Herlot of Alonia by Maria Rosestone, the first book in a trilogy of ancient magic, golden hearts, unicorns, and the desperate quest for survival from the danger bestowed on the land of Eraska by...
We want to introduce you to the wonderful Victorian-inspired apothecary and perfumer Willow & Birch Apothecary and its Victorian-loving owner Anna Krusinski, who spends much of her time concocting magical potions: which results in beautifulness like this: Aren't those lovely? We can practically smell...
J.R.R. Tolkien Faerie Magazine Elves

Elven Royalty

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“The hobbits sat in shadow by the wayside. Before long the elves came down the lane towards the valley. They passed slowly, and the hobbits could see the starlight glimmering on their hair and in their eyes. They bore...
We hope you're having a gorgeous, love-filled, hygge-ish and of course enchanted day wherever you are. We wanted to share a few thoughts on Christmas from senior editor Grace Nuth, who loves this holiday with her whole heart and...

A Place of Peace

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Close your eyes and dream about a place where farm animals gambol and frolic in a beautiful, bucolic setting. Imagine rolling green lawns, flowering gardens, and brightly painted barns with fruit trees like papaya, pineapple, and banana perfuming the...
We wanted to introduce you to Melissa Herold, fantasy author and herbal alchemist, and her debut fantasy novel Heaven’s Silhouette: Iyarri Chronicles Book 1, which just came out this week and which you can find on Amazon, Apple books, Kobo and more. Though...
The fairies must have had their hand in making sure these beautiful images were created. When we learned, last minute, that Dutch corsetiere Joni Steinmann of Rainbow Curve Corsetry would be visiting Los Angeles, we contacted model Jessica Dru,...