Kristen Emack

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"Reimagin[ing] Familiar Stories with Different Faces"

In 2018, I wrote an essay for the Horn Book about my experience having created a photo series with my then-five-year-old daughter, Apple, after she asked me, “Mama, why are most of the people in my fairy tales white?” I spent the following year photographing her in the lead roles...

Race in fairy tales

I grew up in the 1970s, when the lens on fairy tales turned academic and feminist. It was a time when fairy tales were being examined and critiqued for remaining wedded to their their antiquated gender roles--the recurring ideals of strength and adventure belonged to the realm of men and...

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