The Chichester Centre for Fairy Tales, Fantasy and Speculative Fiction is based at the University of Chichester.
- CfP – Angela Carter: A Radical Prescience?
- Call for Submissions: Articles, creative writing, reviews and visual art relating to fairy tales, fantasy and speculative fiction
- Our thanks to Prof. Nikolajeva as she retires from our Advisory Board
- Colin Manlove, 1942-2020
- Call-out for reviewers
- Gossip & Tales
- Call for Submissions: Articles, creative writing and reviews relating to the work of Prof. Bill Gray in folklore, fairy tales and the fantastic
- Call for Papers: The Fabled Coast
- Call for Submissions: Articles and reviews on Robert Holdstock’s writing
- CfP – Lewis Carroll and George MacDonald: An Influential Friendship
- Images in Catriona McAra’s piece, Gramarye issue 12
- Puck of Pook’s Hill Art Competition
- CfP: Arthur Rackham in Sussex on his 150th birthday
- Where do fairy tales begin? A new book from Prof. Bill Gray explores their origins.
- A graph of folktales in Sussex and the South Downs
Author Archives: jwyg
The March/April Sussex Centre Newsletter is now online.
There has been considerable media attention given to the discovery of new folktales by German scholar Franz Xaver von Schönwerth. A selection of Schönwerth’s folktales has been published in German under the title of Prinz Roßwifl (‘Roßwifl’ is a local … Continue reading
The first Sussex Centre Newsletter is now online. You can download it here. Open publication – Free publishing – More and fantasy
The Sussex Centre for Folklore, Fairy Tales and Fantasy has appointed an administrator to replace Dr Jane Carroll who has returned to teach at her alma mater, Trinity College Dublin, now that her contract has expired. Many thanks to Jane … Continue reading
6th – 8th SEPTEMBER 2012, Kingston University After Grimm Conference CALL FOR PAPERS: 2012 is the bicentenary of the publication of the first volume of the Kinder- und Hausmärchen [Children’s and Household Tales] by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm. As this … Continue reading
The South Downs Songs Project Leading the project are Chris Hare, his wife Ann, and Emily Longhurst – together they are Emily and the Hares. Chris is a professional historian, with a specialist knowledge of the South Downs. He has … Continue reading
The Folklore Society and the Sussex Centre for Folklore, Fairy Tales and Fantasy are delighted to announce a joint conference on “Folklore and Fantasy” at the University of Chichester on Friday 13th to Sunday 15th April 2012. CALL FOR PAPERS … Continue reading
The Sussex Centre for Folklore, Fairy Tales and Fantasy is currently trying to map researchers, research centres and academic deparments with an interest in folktales, fairy tales and fantasy. In the longer term we’d like to build a stronger network … Continue reading
Dr Jacqueline Simpson (see under ‘People’), formerly President of the Folklore Society and editor of its journal Folklore, has been appointed Visiting Professor at the Sussex Centre for Folklore, Fairy Tales and Fantasy, University of Chichester. Professor Simpson’s inaugural lecture … Continue reading
An interdisciplinary research forum and subsequent publication of proceedings (Cambridge Scholars Publishing) based around the currently under-researched notion of the ‘anti-tale’ to be held at the University of Glasgow, 12-13 August 2010. The anti-fairy tale has long existed as a … Continue reading
‘Mervyn Peake and the Fantasy Tradition: A Centenary Conference’ An international conference hosted by the English & Creative Writing Department, University of Chichester and the Sussex Centre for Folklore, Fairy Tales and Fantasy 15 to 17 July 2011 Chichester, UK … Continue reading