Kate Bernheimer


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Kate Bernheimer is the author of three novels and the story collection Horse, Flower, Bird, as well as children's books. Among other books, she edited the World Fantasy Award winning My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me: Forty New Fairy Tales and the forthcoming xo Orpheus: 50 New Myths. ...more

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Little Red Riding Hood Project

I believe the art of retelling can help carry us forward in a big game of telephone. It’s a game that’s been going on for hundreds of years, helping people through some very hard times. And you can help fairy tales now.


I seek to gather as many literary oral histories of Little Red Riding Hood as I can for an online archive of Little Red Riding Hood in a time of pandemic, “The Little Red Riding Hoo

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“Fairy tales represent hundreds of years of stories based on thousands of years of stories told by hundreds, thousands, perhaps even millions of tellers.”
Kate Bernheimer

“Beer bottles, whiskey bottles, brown glass, green. They fell to the lawn and I'd feel serene. Adam was king to my stilted queen.”
Kate Bernheimer, The Complete Tales of Ketzia Gold

“All good animals have secret lives.”
Kate Bernheimer, Horse, Flower, Bird

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