Books Transform Our Lives or How I Learned to Stop Resisting

Recently the Marketing Manager here at Stela Unlimited, Serena, asked me: “Can you name one book that had an impact on you?” A flood of book titles and covers filled my mind. “Wow,” I said, “Um, so many…” “Only one,” she said, a mischievous smile playing on her lips. I sifted through the remembered books…

Challenging Heteronormativity in Fairy Tales and Fantasy

Heteronorma–wha? It’s a big word, I know, but one well worth learning. It relates to things that are perceived as heterosexual by default — it means that heterosexuality is considered the “norm” and anything else is not. We see it everywhere, yet most of us are not aware of it because it’s so ingrained in…