Ariana Reines is an award-winning poet, a translator of several French books, a playwright (her first play, Telephone, received two Obie awards), a performing artist with past stints at the Whitney Biennial and the Guggenheim, among other places—and, since 2012,...
We recently caught up with our glamorous friend Cat of Deep Midnight Perfumes who makes blowing on feathers look much more elegant than we could:Here are some scintillating questions for our favorite perfumer: What have you been up to lately? How...
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...
So please tell us how you got inspired to do wondersmithing? When I was studying glassblowing in college, I realized that creating tactile surfaces for people to touch was a big part of my work, and the easiest way to...
Can you tell us a bit about where you live and the work you do? I grew up in western Queensland, Australia, on a cattle station, but now I live in Brisbane, the capital city of Queensland. It is a...
Faerie Magazine: What does it mean to be a mermaid in New York? Kai Altair: We are so lucky that New York City is surrounded by water! Being a mermaid here means Coney Island summers, Rockaway Beach dreaming, organizing beach...
llustration by K.A.K. Lecky   Enchanted Living: Can you tell us a bit about the story of Star Daughter? Shveta Thakrar: I sure can! Here’s my elevator pitch: As Sheetal nears her 17th birthday, her buried stellar heritage starts to come...
Read an excerpt from The Lost Queen Faerie Magazine: Many of our readers were fans of your first book, Faery Tale. Tell us about that book. What was it like traveling through the U.K. and meeting the Frouds? Signe Pike: Faery...
So Cat, how did you come to perfumery? I started making perfume oils in 1996 for myself, friends and family. In 2003, I began selling a line of lip balms, soaps and perfume oils that became very popular in local...
A feature in the winter issue is a piece by author and palm reader Helene Saucedo on "The Stories in the Sky," where she takes a look at the constellations from a palmist perspective. Helene also has a book coming out this fall...