2019 Fairy Tale Award – open for nominations!

Link to the application form is here

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Link to the application form is here

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Mermaids & Selkies

Our guest editor Rebecca-Anne Do Rozario says that

“You’ll find plenty of great reading material, from essays and articles to art, tales, poems, and songs. The theme has certainly inspired our members to shimmering brilliance!”

Exclusive to AFTS members, look out for the link in your inboxes.

Australian Fairy Tale Society 5th Annual Conference – Call for Presentations

2017 conference call out for members 2 pages

Theme: ‘Gardens Of Good and Evil: Growing Life, Plucking Death’

When: 10th June 2018

Where: Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Full details via link above.

Thank you Spike Deane for setting out this CfP. For those of you who haven’t yet had the fortune of discovering Spike: she’s a brilliant fairytale artist working with glass, textiles, animation and other media, based at Canberra Glassworks: http://spikedeane.com
The Australian Fairy Tale Society is privileged that Spike not only assists us with visual design on such call-outs, but also handles AFTS social media, serves on our committee and is a Sub-Editor of our AFTS Ezine, the 5th edition of which is themed on ‘Aladdin’. Thanks again dear Spike xxx

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Australian Fairy Tale Society Ezine #5 Aladdin – Submission Guidelines

Dear fey folk,

Wondering how far to swing that genie lamp? Where to hang that lantern? When to swish that flying carpet? Chances are, the answers to your questions are here, in our new Submission Guidelines for AFTS Ezine August 2017

In particular, please note our new word limits for a sleek flight, and our gleaming, glowing submission due date of 28th August 2017 for issue #5 of our Ezine, themed on ‘Aladdin’.

Celebrate the warmth of intercultural life. Let ancient stories spring forth, rekindle magic, and weave new patterns of smoke and silk.

Enchanted regards,

The Editorial Troupe

Australian Fairy Tale Society Ezine Issue #5 ‘Aladdin’

A warm welcome to Australian Fairy Tale Society’s new Ezine Editor, Claudia Barnett, who is doing her Masters thesis in fairy tales.

Sub-Editors are Erin Hallowell-Gartlan, Louisa John-Krol and Spike Deane.

Other members of our Editorial Troupe are Patricia Poppenbeek, Lorena Carrington, Georgina Ballantine, Marianna Shek, Rebecca-Anne Do Rozario, Debra Phillips, Pat Simmons, Tegan Webb and Sue Clancy.

Our next issue, #5, carries the theme of Aladdin.

Submission due date is 28th August 2017.

Revised Submission Guidelines will beam here in a few days.

We hope you enjoy a sense of enchantment as we ride this magic carpet together!