Faerie Tales and Myths

And A Song in Her Hair appeared in the December 2006 issue of Spaceways Inflight Magazine. This fantasy short story, called “darkly poetic” by Horror Scope and “poignant and rather chilling” by As if!: Australian Specfic in Focus, tells the tale of a dryad who teaches music, and her most difficult student. This story received an Honorable Mention in The Years Best Fantasy and Horror 2008 and appeared in Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine: Best of Fantasy II.

Cindy, a poem that explores what comes after the end of the fairy tale, appeared in The Shantytown Anomaly #4 in January, 2007.

Fey Child Fair, in which I am a wicked fairy apologist, is a retelling of the Rapunzel fairy-tale from the point-of-view of the witch. Published online at From the Asylum, July, 2009.

Shades of Light and Foam was published in print in the 2008 Cover of Darkness anthology from Sam’s Dot Publishing, May 2008. This dark tale of revenge involves the murderous Captain Muller of the ship Jenny Story, five angry Rusalka out for vengeance, and the hapless lighthouse keeper caught between them.