Snow White Learns Witchcraft: Stories and Poems

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Price
$15.95  $14.83
Publisher
Mythic Delirium Books
Publish Date
Pages
224
Dimensions
5.51 X 8.5 X 0.51 inches | 0.64 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781732644007

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About the Author

Theodora Goss (www.theodoragoss.com) is the World Fantasy, Locus, and Mythopoeic Award-winning author of the short story and poetry collections In the Forest of Forgetting, Songs for Ophelia, and Snow White Learns Witchcraft, as well as novella The Thorn and the Blossom, debut novel The Strange Case of the Alchemist's Daughter, and sequels European Travel for the Monstrous Gentlewoman, and The Sinister Mystery of the Mesmerizing Girl. She has been a finalist for the Nebula, Crawford, and Shirley Jackson Awards, as well as on the Tiptree Award Honor List. Her work has been translated into fifteen languages. She teaches literature and writing at Boston University and in the Stonecoast MFA Program.

Jane Yolen has been called the Hans Christian Andersen of America and the Aesop of the twentieth century. She has written over three hundred books, including Owl Moon and The Devil's Arithmetic. She splits her time between Massachusetts and Scotland.

Reviews

"The elegance of Goss's work has never ceased to amaze me. It feels effortless, but endlessly evocative and suggestive, flowing with the rhythms of both the natural world and the intimate socio-familial cosmos. Goss's language fits together like gems in a complex crown, a diadem of images and motifs, resting gently on the head, but with a deceptive weight."
--Catherynne M. Valente, New York Times-bestselling author of Space Opera

"In Snow White Learns Witchcraft, Theodora Goss weaves words that look disturbingly like snow and feathers into new stories that are familiar but uniquely remade. A Goss heroine breathes life into silent castles, imprints her own image in darkling mirrors, and plucks enchanted apples from the hands of peddlers; she is a bear's bride, a newly minted queen, a thunderstorm of a woman and so much more. Dr. Goss cements her position as one of our foremost re-interpreters of fairy tales."
--Angela Slatter, World Fantasy Award-winning author of The Bitterwood Bible

"What will you find in these pages, dear reader? Why, the encyclopedia of everything (as written by an owl), what the mirror really knows, rubies red with wolf's blood-and, surprise!--the secret of who actually spun that straw into gold. Ice, iron, apples, birds, bones, subversion: Theodora Goss's new collection of stories and poems Snow White Learns Witchcraft is woven of the finest spider silk, a funnel-web of faerie tales that will catch you fast and not let you go."
--C. S. E. Cooney, World Fantasy Award-winning author of Bone Swans