Acceptances for Demeter’s Spicebox’s Inaugural Issue

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Mar 222011
 

I am very pleased to announce that we have accepted Mari Ness’s Sister and Bones as well as Shveta Thakrar’s Lavanya and Deepika for the inaugural issue of Demeter’s Spicebox. I found both stories had managed to capture different hidden truths at the kernel of the AT type 711, a folktale type that is very

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Demeter Opens her Spicebox

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Jan 102011
 
Demeter Opens her Spicebox

What does Demeter have in her box of spices? Is it the cardamom that fills our mouths with a tiny explosion of fragrance? Could it be star anise, or saffron, or thyme? We think she’ll have a little of everything in that box, but at the moment, it is empty! Every author is a “repository of abundance” and it is from that abundance that Demeter’s Spicebox hopes to draw. Think of these as fusion fairy tales, tales written in the spirit of collaboration, familiar tales given a new taste by a new chef.

Cabinet des Fées is pleased to announce the opening of Demeter’s Spicebox, with its own guidelines and a call for submissions for our inaugural issue.

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Being Fluid Yet True To Type: Introducing a Storytelling Experiment

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Jan 112010
 
Being Fluid Yet True To Type: Introducing a Storytelling Experiment

Demeter’s Spicebox has moved! “The microzine is now known as Delinquent’s Spice, to suit the evolution of this venue for hypertext fiction. However, DS remains true to its core ethos — to be a boundary-challenging venue for the retelling/re-envisioning of lesser-known folktale and fairytale variants.” Please visit Delinquent’s Spice, where you can find the first

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