Short story: “Things I Know About Fairy Tales”

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“Things I Know About Fairy Tales,” by Roxane Gay

Appeared in Necessary Fiction on May 13th, 2009 (here); on the 2010 James Tiptree, Jr. Award long list; soon to be anthologized in Haiti Noir 2

2,772 words

I haven’t written anything about “Things I Know About Fairy Tales” before, partly because it’s so harrowing that it’s hard to reread, partly maybe because Roxane Gay intimidates me a little bit. More about the story later, but I’m pretty pumped to see it’s being expanded into a novel.