What the Tide Brings
In most tales of selkies it is a woman whose magical skin is stolen, who is forced to marry the lucky thief and live a life of misery, pining away for her home in the sea.
But what if the stolen skin belongs to an infant, taken before they have memory of life under the waves?
Welcome to the website of Heather Ewings, speculative fiction author. I live and write on the land of the Pallittorre people of Trowunna, and I have a MA in Modern History and a particular interest in Tasmanian colonial times, as well as a fascination with myth and folklore.
You can click here to read some of my short stories, or here to learn more about me. And if you’d like to say hello, or sign up to my newsletter (where you can receive a free copy of my short story ‘Maggie and the Selkie’), to you can do so on my contact page.