The word Pre-Raphaelite almost always conjures up a certain kind of woman. She has a cascade of copper hair, a face filled with mournful longing, and a deep jewel-colored gown. She has found herself locked in a tower, married...
“Down with the pretty ladies of the old school! Down with the old masters! Away with the pretty ladies!” Ken Russell’s Dante’s Inferno (1967), a BBC biopic of Dante Gabriel Rossetti, features rebels building a bonfire of classical paintings, prancing...
Photo by Natalya Letunova on Unsplash Article from Issue #40 Subscribe | Single Issue Every few years they came searching and this was the year they found them. Three sisters living at the edge of the forest. The youngest sister was at the river when it...
Article from Issue #30 Subscribe | Single Issue At age twenty-nine, Nigerian-born, London-raised Helen Oyeyemi has written five novels: The Icarus Girl (2005), The Opposite House (2007), White is for Witching (2009), Mr. Fox (2011), and her most recent, Boy, Snow, Bird...
Article from Issue #33 Subscribe | Single Issue Any reader who wants engrossing fiction that tugs on the threads that connect humanity will find a match in Isabel Allende. The Chilean-born author is debuting her newest novel, The Japanese Lover, but took...

Eowyn Ivey

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Article from Issue #27 Subscribe | Single Issue PHOTOGRAPHY BY VIONA IELEGEMS Ewyn Ivey’s award-winning 2012 debut novel The Snow Child tells the story of a husband and wife who move to Alaska as a new start and a welcome distraction...
As twilight touched the snowy, wooded landscape, the little girl saw her worried mother standing on the front porch of the tiny cottage and knew she was probably in trouble. The girl hid her frozen hands deep in her...
PHOTOGRAPHY BY DAN PAULY

At Home in the Forest

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BY SARA CLETO AND BRITTANY WARMAN PHOTOGRAPHY BY DAN PAULY The concept of hygge is all about creating cozy, safe, and happy spaces. Embracing hygge means cultivating a refuge away from the grind of the busy world, the dark forests of...
Photography by MICHAELA DURISOVA The root queen knows your secret hopes. The root queen knows your heart The root queen’s crown is thorn and branch; her garden, silver bones, where acorn-seeds dream of oak-leaves, and shadows speak of bright. Have you seen the root queen there, combing...
We wanted to share some very fairytale-esque, lovely photos from French photographer Amber of Zephyr & Luna, who travels all around the world to capture these romantic scenes. Look at this one from the depths of the enchanted forest: Sigh....