Mailing List

The Sussex Centre for Folklore, Fairy Tales and Fantasy hosts the FOLKTALES mailing list. This list is used to facilitate interdisciplinary discussion of folktales, fairy tales and fantasy literature. Contributions may include research enquiries as well information about relevant publications and events.

To join, please go to:

More information about the list is below, in the Mailing List Guide.

FOLKTALES Mailing List Guide

What is the list for?

The FOLKTALES list is used to facilitate interdisciplinary discussion of folktales, fairy tales and fantasy literature. Contributions may include:

  • news about conference and events
  • news about relevant publications
  • calls for papers or submissions
  • research enquiries
  • other announcements

How can I join the list?

To join the list, please go to:

Then click on Join or Leave FOLKTALES and enter your name and email address. You can ignore all the other options if not sure about them.

After your subscription has been confirmed, you will start receiving emails from the list!

How can I post a message?

The FOLKTALES mailing list is a moderated list. Anyone can post to the list, but all postings will have to be approved by the list editors.

To post a message to the list, simply post a message to:

  • FOLKTALES@JISCMAIL.AC.UK

Once your message has been approved, you should receive a copy of your message and it should show up in the public message archives.

What kind of posts are appropriate for the list?

We warmly welcome all announcements relevant to researchers and others interested in folktales, fairy tales and fantasy. We also encourage discussion. We hope the list will be a useful source of information, and a medium for researchers to share their experience and expertise.

However we are also wary of filling people’s inboxes! So we have put together informal guidelines (based on the experience of other academic lists):

  • For lengthy discussions we may request that you continue the conversation off-list.
  • If you have a request which is likely to solicit many responses (e.g. an open request for works about a particular subject or author), please ask that all responses are sent to you rather than to the list. If appropriate, you can then compile responses and share these with the list!

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