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Anne Rice: My Shadowy Lady of Words

A Taliswoman Short

Original artwork by the author

Interview with the Vampire, the glamorous, heart-wrenching, blood-drenched book that introduced the world to the Vampire Lestat and his creator, Anne Rice, was published in 1976.

I was far too young to read it then; I’d just been born in 1972, the same year that Anne’s 5-year-old daughter died of a rare sort of leukemia. The blood again. They say…

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Leah Welborn

Leah Welborn

Writer & witchy feminist in Colorado who’s trying to re-enchant herself & the world while making peace with her meatsuit. https://linktr.ee/leahwelborn