A Bird Girl in the Dark of Night

Nominated for a Pushcart Prize, A BIRD GIRL IN THE DARK OF NIGHT is a retelling of Grimm’s “Fitcher’s Bird” fairy tale. 

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Released in 2021, in the Punked Up Fairy Tales #2 anthology, CLOCKWORK, CURSES AND COAL.

A collection of “Steampunk and Gaslamp Fairy Tales”.

 Fairies threaten the world of artifice and technology, forcing the royal family to solve a riddle to stop their world from irrevocable change; a dishonest merchant uses automatons as vessels for his secrets and lies; a woman discovers the secret of three princesses whose shoes get scuffed while they sleep. These and so many other steampunk and gaslamp fairy tales await within the pages of Clockwork, Curses and Coal.

Retellings of Hansel and Gretel, The Princess and the Pea, Pinocchio, The Twelve Dancing Princesses and more are all showcased alongside some original fairy tale-like stories. Featuring stories by Melissa Bobe, Adam Brekenridge, Beth Cato, MLD Curelas, Joseph Halden, Reese Hogan, Diana Hurlburt, Christina Johnson, Alethea Kontis, Lex T. Lindsay, Wendy Nikel, Brian Trent, Laura VanArendonk Baugh and Sarah Van Goethem.

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