Delighted to be a speaker for The Folklore Podcast Lectures alongside an excellent lineup of fellow folklore researchers. All proceeds support the work of The Folklore Library and Archive and the podcast. You'll find more about the series at the link below.
"The Belt and the Necklace"
The ugly duckling teenage daughter of a fashion icon finds herself ostracized in a beauty-obsessed world. Desperate for love, Barbara makes a heart-wrenching bargain with water-dwelling spirits. But the deal comes at a dreadful cost and Barbara must find the strength to forge a new destiny.
Listen to "The Belt and the Necklace" below.