What is Folklore?

“So what do you do?”“I’m a teacher.”“What subject do you teach?”“Folklore!”“Folklore? Huh. So you study, like, quilts?” With absolutely no disrespect to our wonderful colleagues who do study quilts: We could study quilts! We know some badass folklorists who study quilts! Also, quilts are really warm, and we are fans. But folklore is a broad…

Carterhaugh February Giveaway!

Hello all! The literary award season has begun, and we’re thrilled that two of our co-written poems, “An Announcement” in Uncanny Magazine and “Waking” in Liminality have been nominated for the Rhysling Award! To celebrate, we’re having a magical giveaway!! Our grand prize is a beautifully designed custom poem, written by us and dedicated to…

Why We Love Witches

We’re not going to lie, we are shamelessly excited about the “Witches in Folklore and Literature” course that starts in just TWO days – we’ve been planning, organizing, discussing, and generally geeking out over this for a long, long time (at least since last year!) and are thrilled that it’s finally actually happening! We filmed…