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Fairy Tale Review

The Aquamarine Issue #5

Edited by Kate Bernheimer

Fairy-Tale Studies, Fiction, Language and Literature

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Published: March 2009
ISBN: 9780814341742

The Aquamarine Issue is the fifth anniversary issue of Fairy Tale Review, and is appropriately its most oceanic, its most aesthetically diverse, issue to date. Despite this diversity the fairy tale pulse or "feel" is present in each piece in The Aquamarine Issue.
What also contains this issue and holds it within the salt palace of tiny sea horses is how the narratives and poems, taken together in here, can be seen to contribute not only to the very important living body of contemporary fairy tales—so nascent and now—but also to the conversation about what constitutes "a fairy tale," that monumental type of art.

Kate Bernheimer has been called "one of the living masters of the fairy tale" (Tin House). She is the author of a novel trilogy and the story collections Horse, Flower, Bird and How a Mother Weaned Her Girl from Fairy Tales, and the editor of four anthologies, including the World Fantasy Award winning and bestselling My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me: Forty New Fairy Tales and xo Orpheus: 50 New Myths. She is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Arizona in Tucson, where she teaches fairy tales and creative writing.

Contributors Include:
Kim Addonizio, Naoko Awa, Toshiya Kamei, Dan Beachy-Quick, Hugh Behm-Steinberg, Sarah C. Bell, Martine Bellen, Jessica Bozek, Kelly Braffet, John Colburn, Ann Fisher-Wirth, Sandy Florian, Angela Jane Fountas, Tara Goedjen, Annie Guthrie, Carmen Lau, Sam Martone, Joyelle McSweeney, Bonnie Jean Michalski, Edgar Allan Poe, Natania Rosenfeld, Sarah Sarai, Amy Schrader, Carmen Gimenez Smith, Maya Sonenberg, Terese Svoboda, Craig Morgan Teicher, Steve Tomasula, Connie Voisine, G.C. Waldrep