Happy New Year!

May your new year be full of joy and good tidings, from all of us here at Stela to you.

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…

What Fairy Tale Should We Tackle Next?

In case you haven’t noticed, we at Stela love our fairy tales. Getting the opportunity to reinvigorate these ancient stories, shaking off the shackles of the Disney renditions and find a new way to tell classic stories, is something that we will always get excited about. In Lumi White, we move away from the trope…