Join us in celebrating the launch of Taisia Kitaiskaia’s Ask Baba Yaga (Andrews McMeel Publishing), a collection of “otherworldly advice for everyday troubles.”
In Slavic fairy tales, the witch Baba Yaga is sought out by those with a burning need for guidance. In contemporary life, Baba Yaga—a dangerous, slippery oracle—answered earnest questions on The Hairpin for years. Ask Baba Yaga collects her most poignant and humorous exchanges along with all-new questions and answers for those seeking her mystical advice.
*** Submit a personal question to Baba Yaga for a chance to hear the crone’s advice read live at the event! Send questions about struggles with love, work, or anything else to AskBabaYaga@gmail.com. Make sure to use the subject line “Malvern Event.” ***
Taisia Kitaiskaia was born in Russia and raised in America. She is the author of Literary Witches: A Celebration of Magical Women Writers, illustrated by Katy Horan. Her poetry has been published widely. Baba Yaga lives deep in a treacherous wood; Taisia lives in Austin, Texas.