Illustrated by Guinevere von Sneeden On the craggy west coast of Ireland in the 16th century, between the sloping green and misty valleys on one side and the crashing waves of the wild Atlantic on the other, nestled the barony...
One fine day last spring, I met my sister-in-law Rita for lunch. She was clutching a chunky paperback with an embossed cover, the kind, so I thought, that I would never read. Rita told me my brother had bought her...
Terry Dresbach Diana Gabaldon as Iona MacTavish Outlander Faerie Magazine

Dressed to Thrill

Should you encounter Terry Dresbach at Thru the Stones in late November, billed as “the first and largest Outlander convention in the Central United States,” you’ll most likely be charmed by her great enthusiasm and warmth, her wide smile, that...
Illustration by Guinevere von Sneeden • You can lace your own corset without assistance. • You wear corsets. • When your friends order cocktails, you prefer a neat whiskey—or champagne if you’re feeling feisty. • You believe music sounds best when played on...
Painting by Anne Bachelier Your once-silken voice will desert you, your legs will make every step on land a torture. There will come a time when you miss the seaweed and seals, your old ways, your old body. Now fit for neither land nor sea,...
We found Ellen Evert Hopman's Scottish Herbs and Fairy Lore to be an invaluable resource as we prepared our Outlander issue, which is chock full of herbal magic and medicine, and recently asked her a few questions. Here are her luminous answers: Can you tell...
It was a Saturday night and I was blaring from the speakers, candles flickered around the room, and everything that I ever wished for was right in front of me. Literally. My orange-handled scissors had snipped my dream life out of...
For many years, while our children were still small, enjoying the fruits of summer meant running through open fields in search of wild berries, or stopping at roadside farm stands for picked-this-morning goodness. Summer’s fruit meant sticky faces and...
Photography by Natalia Le Fay Follow Natalia Le Fay on Instagram @natalia_lefay. The Lost Queen by Simon & Schuster was published in September, 2018. Read more about Signe at signepike.com. Read Carolyn Turgeon's, EIC of Faerie Magazine, interview with Signe Pike. A chill...
Read an excerpt from The Lost Queen Faerie Magazine: Many of our readers were fans of your first book, Faery Tale. Tell us about that book. What was it like traveling through the U.K. and meeting the Frouds? Signe Pike: Faery...