Review: A Cup of Salt Tears

Several things attracted me to Isabel Yap’s short story. The first, if I’m honest, was Victo Ngai’s illustration because:

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Review: The Witch of Duva

There is something about fairytales. Folk tales? Not the happy-ending Disney-friendly stories. I’m talking about the ones that feel like they start with an italicized “Once upon a time” and a calligraphic drop cap O.

Like this.

Like this.

The Witch of Duva has its own kind of once upon a time.

“There was a time when the woods near Duva ate girls.”

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