Have you ever wanted to ask your local forest witch a question? Enter “Ask Baba Yaga” and Taisia Kitaiskaia. We talk with the wonderful author about her process of channeling the Slavic folklore character, how she grew up with the story, AND one lucky Conspiriter gets their question answered by Baba Yaga!
Content Warning:This episode contains conversations about heavy subjects like existentialism, abuse, Soviet Russia, loneliness, and death.
-Taisia Kitaiskaiais the author of Ask Baba Yaga: Otherworldly Advice for Everyday Troublesand its forthcoming follow-up,Ask Baba Yaga: Otherworldly Advice for Troubled Times;Literary Witches: A Celebration of Magical Women Writers, a collaboration with artist Katy Horan, and the accompanyingThe Literary Witches Oracle; and a forthcoming book of poetry,The Nightgown and Other Poems(Deep Vellum). She posts a new "Ask Baba Yaga" piece weekly onInstagram.
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