Fairy-Tale Files, published once weekly, feature three variations of a fairy tale chosen by one of Fairy Tale Review’s Assistant Editors.
A cigarette-smoking magician pulls fish from a hat before summoning his mermaid companions in this 1904 silent film by Georges Méliès.
Weeki Wachee Springs, Florida – The City of Live Mermaids – has been home to underwater Mermaid Theater since 1947.
Carolyn Turgeon synthesizes witch villains from The Wizard of Oz and “The Little Mermaid” in her short story “The Sea Witch” (Fairy Tale Review, The Emerald Issue).
This edition of Fairy-Tale Files is brought to you by Fairy Tale Review Managing Editor Laura I. Miller.