Dark Fairy Tale Retellings

By Electric Literature

By Electric Literature

Dark Fairy Tale Retellings

Kissing the Witch: Old Tales in New Skins

Emma Donoghue


The Robber Bride

Margaret Atwood


Boy, Snow, Bird

Helen Oyeyemi


The Juniper Tree

Barbara Comyns and Sadie Stein


The Color Master

Aimee Bender


My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me: Forty New Fairy...

Gregory Maguire, Kate Bernheimer, et al.


One Hundred Apocalypses and Other Apocalypses

Lucy Corin


The Merry Spinster: Tales of Everyday Horror

Mallory Ortberg



Anne Sexton