Fearie Tales: Exclusive Interview with Writer Stephen Jones

The Horror Hothouse

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Back in the early 1800s, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm collected a bunch of European folk tales and published them as Kinder und Hausmarchen (Children’s and Household Tales). We know them as Grimm’s Fairy Tales, and before Uncle Walt got his sugar-coated hands on them, they were not always thought to be that suitable for the rug rats.

Now 200 years later, award-winning anthologist Stephen Jones has asked some of the world’s greatest horror and fantasy writers to have a bash at reimagining some of these tales with an even darker spin. The Horror Hothouse‘s Simon Ball was lucky enough to catch Steve at Kim Newman’s An English Ghost Story launch, and ask him a few questions.

As they say in all the good stories, let’s begin at the very beginning. So, Steve, what was it was that made you want to revisit the world of…

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