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Princess Alethea’s Journal Healing Project

I often talk to middle schoolers about how keeping a journal saved my life.  There were three major Big Bads in my history (how very like a fairy tale, right?). I call them: Lazy, Evil, and Awful. AKA: The Leech, The Sociopath, and The Abuser.  Back when I was dating Evil, I wrote in a journal. Sometimes. Usually when…

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Alethea’s Tarot: Here Comes the Sun

Casey and I have always said that she is the sun and I am the moon. Always. (She even wrote about it in her essay for Beauty & Dynamite!)  Casey and I met in middle school, the summer after 6th grade. She was tiny, blue-eyed and fair-skinned, with a ton of long, blonde hair. She always wore a smile…

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PATCHWORK POETRY Now Available!

In March 2020, the world shut down. That same month, a few thousand Snow Patrol fans from around the globe met Gary Lightbody online to write songs. Patchwork Poetry and Other Gibberish by the Saturday Songwriters contains over 100 poems, prose, and works of art by 39 Songwriters from over a dozen countries. In addition, each of the contributors…

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ESCAPE POD 774: A Wild Patience (Part 3 of 3)

The thrilling conclusion of “A Wild Patience” is now live on EscapePod! written by Gwynne Garfinkle / wynnega narrated by Alethea Kontis / @AletheaKontis hosted by S.B. Divya / @divyastweets Listen to the full story: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

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ESCAPE POD 773: A Wild Patience (Part 2 of 3)

Are you following along with “A Wild Patience” on EscapePod? Part 2 of 3 is now live — find out what the robot moms are planning! “A Wild Patience” by Gwynne Garfinkle, narrated by Alethea Kontis, hosted by S.B. Divya. (This episode is part 2 of 3.) LISTEN HERE: https://escapepod.org/2021/02/25/escape-pod-773-a-wild-patience-part-2-of-3/ (Click here for more stories narrated by Alethea!)

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Escape Pod 772: A Wild Patience (Part 1 of 3)

This week’s EscapePod story is “A Wild Patience” by Gwynne Garfinkle, narrated by Alethea Kontis, hosted by S.B. Divya. (This episode is part 1 of 3.) I had SO MUCH FUN reading this one. (I know I always say that…but it’s always true!) You will never look at your mother the same way again… LISTEN HERE: https://escapepod.org/2021/02/18/escape-pod-772-a-wild-patience-part-1-of-3/ (Click here…

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The Once Upon fairy tale anthology collection

The Once Upon fairy tale anthology collection — A new anthology in this award-winning fairy tale series releases every February…and I have a story in every single one! Collect them all!

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2020 Awards Consideration Post – Alethea Kontis

Hello, everyone! Here is a comprehensive list of all the work I put out this year. (If you know of something that is not on this list, chances are, it was postponed until 2021.) If you would like to nominate something for an award (thank you!), I highly recommend my SF short “Sassi’s Last Ride” from the My Battery…

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