Emma Aylor

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Emma Aylor’s poems have appeared or are forthcoming in 32 Poems, Colorado Review, Pleiades, the Yale Review Online, and the Cincinnati Review, among other journals, and she received Shenandoah’s 2020 Graybeal-Gowen Prize for Virginia Poets. She lives in West Texas and can be found online at

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Detroit, Michigan

Wayne State University

Founding Editor
Kate Bernheimer

Poetry Editor
Jon Riccio

Associate Poetry Editor
Adam Al-Sirgany
Nazli Pearl
Matthew Schmidt
Billie R. Tadros

Founded in 2005 by Kate Bernheimer, Fairy Tale Review is an annual literary journal dedicated to publishing new fairy tales and to helping raise public awareness of fairy tales as a diverse, innovative art form. Work from Fairy Tale Review has been selected for inclusion in The O. Henry Prize Stories Anthology, Best New American Voices, Best American Fantasy, Best Small Fictions, and listed as “Notable” in Best American Short Stories and Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy, among other honors.

In 2012, Wayne State University Press approached Fairy Tale Review with interest in acquiring the journal; their office now deftly handles all production, subscription, and distribution services for us. We were honored to join Wayne State University Press’s other fairy-tale publications, including titles in the prestigious Series in Fairy-Tale Studies and Marvels & Tales: The Journal of Fairy-Tale Studies. In early 2014, through Wayne State University Press, Fairy Tale Review joined an amazing line-up of peer review journals on JStor.

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