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Gramarye Journal

The e-book version of Gramarye issue 15 is now available from our online store. This issue’s contents include:

Translated tales

  • Simon Hughes, ‘Camilla Collett: A Walk and a Tale’
  • Valentina Polcini, ‘Dino Buzzati’s ‘Cypresses’: A Rackham-inspired Story

Articles on fantasy and gothic:

  • Jeana Jorgensen, ‘Changelings with a Caffeine Addiction: How Urban Fantasy Adapts Folklore’
  • Dr Sara Cleto and Dr Brittany Warman, ‘Porphyro is Dead: Exploring Narrative Ambiguity and Folk In-tertexts in Keats’ ‘The Eve of Saint Agnes’

Speculative Fiction

  • Jonathan Mills, ‘The Broken Isles’
  • Poppy O’Neill, ‘Tomb of the Unknown Gravida’

Articles on fairy tales

  • Sherryl Clark, ‘Writing New Fairy Tales: The Tattered Coat’
  • Dikaia Gavala, ‘Let It Go: Revising ‘The Princess Story’ in Disney’s Frozen’


  • Matthew Francis, ‘Ye Xian’
  • Lawrence Wilson, ‘A Sestina for May Eve’


  • A review of The Company of Wolves, Emily Jessica Turner
  • A review of Fairies: A Dangerous History, Francesca Bihet
  • A review of Mixed Magic: Global-local dialogues in fairy tales for young readers, Anthony James O’Shea
  • A review of Dancing with Trees: Eco-Tales from the British Isles, Joanna Gilar
  • A review of Botanical Folk Tales of Britain and Ireland, Rose Williamson
  • A review of Aladdin: A New Translation, Ruth B. Bottigheimer
  • A review of ALL KINDS OF FUR: Erasure Poems & New Translation of a tale from the Brothers Grimm, Sara Cleto

NB: The printed edition of Gramarye is only be available to pre-ordering customers and subscribers. To guarantee your printed copy of future issues, please subscribe here. Kindle and pdf e-book versions will be available later.

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