The Endicott Studio Journal of Mythic Arts — An online journal for the exploration of myth, folklore, and fairy tales, and their use in contemporary arts

Editors: Terri Windling
and Midori Snyder
Assistant editor: Jamie Bluth
Book Reviewers: Kathleen Chen and Elizabeth Genco


Art on this page:
Star Quilt by Jeanie Tomanek

Farewell 2000 Issue

Letter from the Editor's Desk
“Welcome to our Farewell Issue issue . .”

The Reading Room: Nonfiction

Into the Woods: On British Forests, Myth and Now
by Ruth Padel
“The ancient forests of Northern Europe were the crucible of folk tale. . .”

Into the Fog: Icelandic Land and Lore
by Janni Lee Simner
“In Iceland the veil between past and present seems suddenly thin. . .”

The Swan Maiden's Feathered Robe
by Midori Snyder
“This is less a tale about love than one about marital coercion and confusion . . .”

The Folklore of Hearth and Home
by Terri Windling
“In myth and archetypal symbolism, a house is more just than a dwelling . . .”

The Reading Room: Fiction

Emilio's Tale
by Bruce McAllister
“The angel's wings had been removed violently, that was clear . . .”

A Short Encyclopedia of Lunar Seas
by Kathy Sedia
“If one looks into this shallow pool, one can still see the marching Red Armies . . .”

The Red Shoes
by Genevieve Valentine
“In my second year of tango, I sold everything except the stereo . . .”

The Writing Room

Creating Myth: The Franklin Expedition
by Colleen Mondor
“The Franklin expedition still elicits endless mystery and sparks stories . .”

The Story of the Werewolf
by Kit Whitfield
“The literary werewolf is something of an orphan  . . .”

The Gallery

Mosaic of Pictures from Past Galleries
How many of the artists can you identify?

The Coffeehouse: Poetry

Nathalie F. Anderson
Cruising with the Avatar
The Opening
Comix
Soft Addictions

Faye George
Cruising with the Avatar
The Opening
Smoke Rising From Ithaca

Three Poems by Faye George

Four Poems by Margarita Engle

Two Poems by Tom Hirons

Two Grimms Poems by Joseph Stanton

Three Poems by Faye George

Two Fairy Tale Poems by Veronica Schanoes

Three Poems by Jeannine Hall Gailey

Fruit by Nan Fry

Lunar Fate by Mario Milosevic




 

“Myth must be kept alive. The people who can keep it alive are the artists of one kind or another. The function of the artist is the mythologization of the environment and the world.”

— Joseph Campbell