Reilly McCarron


Reilly McCarron is a folklorist, storyteller, musician and writer.

In 2012 she wrote and toured her one woman show ‘Sleeping Kingdom, Waking Beauty’.

She has presented academic papers at the National Folklore Conference and the inaugural Monash Fairy Tale Salon symposium, and is a co-founder of the Australian Fairy Tale Society.


The elusive Australian fairy tale

GR OnlineJACK AND THE Beanstalk, Henny Penny, The Three Bears, and The Three Little Pigs were collected by the folklorist Joseph Jacobs and printed in his book English Fairy Talesin 1890. Among other academic pursuits, Jacobs went on to publish...

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