The Long Tale
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Once upon a time....


For any who might be interested, my essay "Transformations: A Fairy Tale Memoir" is now online, in the essays section of this site.

First published in Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Women Writers Explore Their Favorite Fairy Tales edited by Kate Bernheimer (Expanded Edition, 2002), this piece discusses my personal relationship with The Golden Book of Fairy Tales, illustrated by Adrienne Ségur...and how the right stories, read at the right time, can literally save your life.

It comes, however, with a trigger warning, for it is rather dark, and deals with child abuse.

Tilly dreams of fairy tales