Photography by Ciaran McHugh Have you ever loved a poem or story so much you wanted to make it real for yourself ? Actually place yourself in it? I’ve loved William Butler Yeats since I was in seventh grade and happened...
Every summer in Baltimore—home of Faerie Magazine, as it happens—around public pools and in city parks, a variety of mermaid-style transformations take place as locals of all ages, ethnicities, shapes, sizes, and skill levels come together to put on an...
While it’s true that some of the best adventures can come out of the blue with little planning or preparation, most greatly benefit from a little bit of both, along with first answering a few important questions. Where? A great first...
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...

Hobbiton

“Do you remember the Shire, Mr. Frodo? It’ll be spring soon. And the orchards will be in blossom. And the birds will be nesting in the hazel thicket. And they’ll be sowing the summer barley in the lower fields...

The Nightcap

The hush of evening falls as the day’s warm breeze brushes against you in the dimming light. And there you sit, looking out into the dusk with a “nightcap” in hand, leisurely enjoying the last moments of the day. Ah,...
  Let your wild heart be your guide to the best adventures of your lifetime ... all over the world! Wanderlust. It may be one of my favorite words in the English language. Webster’s Dictionary defines it as “a strong desire...
PHOTOGRAPHY BY SIMON CHAPMAN AND THE AUTHOR MERMAID MURMURS Cornwall is bordered by the sea on three sides. You can scarcely get more than twenty miles away from the thrashing waves, precipitous cliffs, and Caribbean blue waters—or from the siren’s...
PHOTOGRAPHY BY SIMON CHAPMAN AND THE AUTHOR After researching Scottish fairy sites from the lowlands of Edinburgh and Stirling to the Highlands of Bute and Argyll, Faerie Magazine editor at large, Laren Stover, and editorial director, Paul Himmelein, were drawn...