Relaunch?!

Welcome to the relaunch of The-Fabulist.org! We’re thrilled to debut this new home for fables, yarns, tales and fantastical art, after many a long month of hacking away at cascading stylesheets and relatively esoteric HTML. Glitches? We got… Read More

He Knew

by Nora Boydston (Inspired by a strange little fragment from Grimm, Nora Boydston’s “He Knew” plumbs the deep forest of European fairy tales to reveal an unsettling parable of love, loss, and what the modern reader may identify… Read More

Spoons

By Michael Plemmons “Spoons” is an odd and poignant little yarn about an affectionate old dog that’s been in the family since the Civil War. Writing in a naturalistic, conversational style, author Michael Plemmons follows this preposterous canine on a cross-country voyage… Read More

The Bread Muse

A muse, aloft above the rooftops sprinkles packages of starter through gaping chimneys — little gifts of soul satisfaction for those who know how to knead it. Author Masha Rumer provides the recipe in her short yarn (really, a… Read More