Retelling old stories in new ways by making it more relevant and relatable that fit contemporary needs could be more attractive for readers, especially teens and children. Here are 8 books that found new relevance in old tales.
While stories ignite our imaginations and bring us closer to places we can’t explore, knowing folklore of specific destinations can help us feel more connected to things we have yet to encounter. Check out these folktales from around the world for readers of all ages.
Shortlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction, a gorgeous retelling of the Trojan War from the perspectives of the many women involved in its causes and consequences—for fans of Madeline Miller. Read an excerpt on the blog.
This August, we're celebrating our own stories and storytellers through Local Lit Fest 2020. We're starting off with a conversation with one of the creators of TRESE, Budjette Tan. We pick his brain on Philippine mythology and his writing journey.