My introduction to nature was at my childhood home a top a mountain in West Virginia with thirty-five acres of woods to call my playground. Exploring those woods brought countless hours of delight as my siblings and I discovered...
She is known as Queen Wolf of the Witches. She is a four legged wonder of an animal, a great wolf spirit present in the body of a nine-pound chihuahua. She has a thousand and one names, as magical creatures often...
Early morning. Sea mist still hovers over the water, and the bracken-covered dunes that furl out beneath my feet like a green carpet are alive with activity. Under the surface are cool, sandy-walled tunnels and dens filled with breath,...
• Build a house that the wolf can’t blow down: Fill your space with what gives you joy—books, pictures, magical talismans. You’re strongest when you’re surrounded by beauty. • Spin straw into gold: Take an old dress from a thrift...
PHOTOGRAPHY BY ELIZABETH ELDER What better way to end an homage to faerie queens than with a magical, glittering queen riding on a unicorn? In fact, when said queen (model Courtney Allegra) and her enchanted helpers—photographer Elizabeth Elder, gown designer...
Photography by Marketa Novak | Model: Marie Kružíková Renčová Temptresses from the deep, with beautiful faces and seductive voices, luring sailors to their death. Wicked profiteers who pick a shipwreck clean of its riches and line their lairs with fallen...
You, dear darling reader, have been enchanted by your own faerie queen. Whether she lives inside you or exists as an influence in your world, her spirit is what lures you to wrap your fingers around the covers of...
Signe Pike Photography by Mark Callander

Enchanted Waters

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Photography by Mark Callander Somewhere long ago, in a shady forest pool or a high mountain lake, a woman hovered her palm flat above the water’s surface. Whether this was so she could to meet her twin in the water’s...
You could say that professional mermaiding began in 1904, when young Australian swimmer Annette Kellerman dove into a glass tank at the Melbourne Exhibition Hall and swam with eels and seals and tropical fish as a crowd gathered and...
Photography: Val Gleason (@vallerina01) Models: Tiffany Megan (@the.seasonal.scottish.lass), Ginkgo Greene (@ginkgogreene), Haylie Hopkins (@hotmesshaylie) When searching for the right cover for this vintage witch issue, there were so many possibilities. The figure of the witch is rich and varied, and so...