‘The Owl House’: Disney Does Hieronymus Bosch

Children’s literature, which this reporter maintains must include visual as well as text media, has always had a weird streak.  It’s tempting to cite “Adventure Time” as a recent trendsetter — the bizarro Cartoon Network kid’s series has, with its surreal visuals, engaging characters and loopy storylines, spawned a myriad spinoff books and comics, and set the stage for likeminded ...
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Remembering Rin Kelly

Rin Kelly was a brilliant journalist and fiction writer that we lost much too early. I had the pleasure of having her as a student and getting to know her as a friend.   Her mother and aunt were teachers at Columbine High School, and the trauma of that event and the media circus that followed ...
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Pause & Breathe: January 2021

Dear Fabulist friends and family ... We're taking a break in January 2021 to pause, breathe, plow through a giant heap of administrative tasks, and plan for the year ahead. January plans at The Fabulist • We've got a stack of 179 submissions from our most recent open call for short fiction that still need to ...
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