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...

Child of Love and Light

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Feature image: Portait of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, 1831, by Samuel John Stump "I perceived in the gloom a figure which stole from behind a clump of trees near me; I stood fixed, gazing intently: I could not be mistaken. A...
Photography by Courtney Fox   What sweeter balm than nature to soothe the lonely soul? In this poem, Wordsworth gives his readers a Romantic description of nature’s beauty through the point of view of a “lonely cloud.” I know that in...
Photo by Liana Mikah on Unsplash, Witch, Enchanted Living Magazine

Seeking the Witch

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BY SARA CLETO AND BRITTANY WARMAN Few words conjure up an always bubbling, deeply complex brew of emotion like the whisper of witch. Depending on who you ask, witch can inspire wonder, fear, hope, inspiration, and longing. The witch compels...
Photography by Natalia Le Fay Follow Natalia Le Fay on Instagram @natalia_lefay. The Lost Queen by Simon & Schuster was published in September, 2018. Read more about Signe at signepike.com. Read Carolyn Turgeon's, EIC of Faerie Magazine, interview with Signe Pike. A chill...
(for Jared) The city: metal skins cloaking thin, high stairs that step slyly to the side and flower into balconies or turn and twist into spires, piercing the sky to sip a heady blend of cloud and starlight. The river: lapping stair-roots trailing from...
Illustration by Guinevere von Sneeden • You can lace your own corset without assistance. • You wear corsets. • When your friends order cocktails, you prefer a neat whiskey—or champagne if you’re feeling feisty. • You believe music sounds best when played on...
PHOTOGRAPHY BY SARAH CHISHOLM PHOTOGRAPHY I am a forest dweller. A child of dark, shadowy trees dripping in moss, and at home along the creek side, where elves mingle with the deer among the sword fern. It is within this protective bower...
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...
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...