Short stories tagged with Witchcraft

Listing 11 stories.

When a pop star whose music has a supernatural effect on her fans turns up dead, a documentary filmmaker interviews those who knew her to try to understand her downfall. Though she was an addict and accused of witchcraft by religious zealots, the singer’s ultimate undoing comes in the form of a forbidden romance.

An immigrant Russian woman gets a job teaching English classes out of a witch doctor's tiny Brooklyn office.

A strange and obsessive teenage girl and her shy younger brother enter into a disturbing world of dark magic and unknown forces. The girl, against her brother's warning, becomes fixated on getting a local man to fall in love with her by any means necessary.

A man tells the story of a great chieftain’s death in his efforts to find a worthy heir for his position.

Three girls in three different worlds, ranging from New York City to a fantasy kingdom, all grow diamonds in their bodies when they are sad, and each is exploited for this in a different way. As they grow older, this ability determines the shape and outcome of their lives.

When a couple go south to acquire an abandoned grape vineyard, and old man shares a cautionary tale about the vineyard’s past ties with voodoo magic and slavery.

Lonely and sickly, the Andalusian Hebrew poet Solomon ibn Gabirol creates a golem to care for him. But the golem possesses more life than he expected and kills him as well as several others before fleeing and starting a new life.

A poor woodcutter's chance meeting with Death turns his life around - a single moment of generosity is rewarded with a magical gift that allows him to heal the sick. However, when his luck runs out, he finds that his second meeting with Death does not go as well as the first.

A young orphaned girl seeks to escape her tribal world and the expectations of her aunts by locating the forbidden magic within her.

When threats from inside her own home endanger her daughter, Snow White must seek help from the woman who attempted to kill her years before.