PHOTOGRAPHY BY STEVE PARKE Sarah Sparkles is a crystal-loving mermaid in Brooklyn who’s worked on window displays for Bergdorf Goodman for over a decade—and has blinged out everything from a motorcycle to a life-size Velociraptor dinosaur skeleton, not to mention...
BY LAURA MARJORIE MILLER PHOTOGRAPHY BY ATMOJI Article from the Summer 2018 Mermaid Issue Subscribe // Pre-Order Print   Flying in an eight-seat hopper plane from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to Bimini, in the Bahamas, I peered eagerly down at the water. I was...
J.R.R. Tolkien Faerie Magazine Elves

Elven Royalty

“The hobbits sat in shadow by the wayside. Before long the elves came down the lane towards the valley. They passed slowly, and the hobbits could see the starlight glimmering on their hair and in their eyes. They bore...
“The hobbits sat in shadow by the wayside. Before long the elves came down the lane towards the valley. They passed slowly, and the hobbits could see the starlight glimmering on their hair and in their eyes. They bore...

Beata Beatrix

by Grace Nuth Photography by Steve Parke She sits, back slumped in a way that indicates she is oblivious of our gaze or the propriety of Victorian times. Her russet hair glowing in a nimbus around her head, her eyes...
  When thinking of our favorite medieval-inspired fashions, we couldn’t help but turn our minds (and hearts) to our favorite show, Game of Thrones, and all our beloved (and beloved to be hated) Targaryens and Starks and Lannisters and their enviably...

The Faerie Handbook

  November 14th is now an official holiday at Faerie Magazine since it's the Faerie Handbook publication day! We're so thrilled knowing that this book is out in the world and love seeing your gorgeous images! Please send your own...
By Alice Hoffman Illustration by Charles Vess Article from the Autumn Issue #40 - Subscribe or Buy Issue The most glorious hour in Manhattan was when twilight fell in sheets across the Great Lawn. Bands of blue turned darker by the moment as...
by CAROLYN TURGEON Photography by STEVE PARKE On the Cover of the 2017 Autumn Issue Subscribe or Single Issue Like the women of Practical Magic , Veronica Varlow (opposite, left) had a powerful, glamorous witch in her life, teaching her magic since the time she...
  I first saw Practical Magic in a Los Angeles movie theater in 1998. I was a stressed-out, overworked graduate student at UCLA, and the movie was pure bliss, transporting me to a lovelier world where magic was commonplace and...