All Saints House

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Imagine living in a Gothic church turned home! When we read about a family—Anastasiia, Gunther, and their three children—in Maryland doing just that, our dark hearts trembled with love and jealousy. Now we dream of the light from stained-glass...
Be it tales of wicked fairies, necromancers in their bone palaces, or demons waiting by the roadside to bargain for souls, the macabre has had a hold on the imaginations of readers and writers for as long as there...
Feature Image: Models: Jo Maldonado and her service dog Baruh There once was a small village tucked deep within a forest that seemed made for the dark landscape of October. Maybe it was because the weary town framed itself perfectly under...
Feature Image: The Witch of Endor Raising the Spirit of Samuel (1783), by William Blake Photo ©Ken Welsh. All rights reserved 2022 / Bridgeman Images Read Pt. 1 Here Tituba A dozen years after La Voisin was executed, a handful of tween girls...
Feature Image: Anne Boleyn in the Tower of London (1835), by Édouard Cibot Bridgeman Images When I was in high school, I had pointy features and big teeth and black vintage clothes. I read research books for fun, and some of them...
For the Victorians, witchcraft was a thing of both fantasy and all too real fact. As late as 1895, there was the terrifying case of Bridget Cleary in Tipperary, Ireland. Believed to be bewitched, she was burned alive by...
Feature Image: Major Andre’s Tree, from The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (1928), by Arthur Rackham A confession is required before we begin. Although I spent the earliest years of my life creating colorful syllabi on construction paper describing all the...
Photography and text by SABRINA L. GREENE PHOTOGRAPHY "I hope they’re home,” Eliza whispered to herself as she walked down the mountain’s well-worn path to the drover’s road ahead. The light was fading into embers above the tree canopy on the...
Our friend John Keske, who now runs Deep Midnight Perfumes in the wake of his partner Cat Marx's passing (you can read our past interviews with her here) has some new scents to share, and we asked him all about it below: What...
Writing a list of our top five witches is surprisingly hard, but not for the reasons you might assume. It’s not that we can’t think of any good ones—the problem is that there are hundreds, maybe even thousands, of...