Exclusive Interview: “Darkwood” Author Gabby Hutchinson Crouch


In the animated movie Ralph Wrecks The Internet, there’s a scene in which Rapunzel asks Penelope, “Do people assume all your problems got solved because a big strong man showed up?” This idea — that fairytales have so many female characters, but it’s the men who are the heroes — is something that drives Gabby Hutchinson Crouch’s new fantasy novel Darkwood (paperback, Kindle), the first book in The Darkwood Series trilogy.