After the Happily Ever After Cupcakes! by Amanda Iles

In celebration of the release of Transmundane Press’s fractured fairy tale anthology, After the Happily Ever After, here is a recipe for delicious dark chocolate cupcakes with cream cheese icing. Ingredients Cupcakes 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped ¼ cup dark chocolate cocoa (I used Hershey’s Special Dark) 1 ¼ cups boiling water ¾ cup cake…

Fairy Tales My Father Never Told Me by Dimitra Nikolaidou

“Why won’t you read me Cinderella?” “I have another story, one you’ve never heard…” Long after I had learned to read myself and stopped requesting bedtime stories, my dad let slip the reason he never bought me Cinderella or Snow White or any other classic fairy tale: he was angered by the fact that the…