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THE BROTHERS GRIMM SOCIETY
OF NORTH AMERICA

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TALE IN THE MAIL!

Bremer Stadt Musikanten Monument

Our Mission

The BGSNA is a literary, nonprofit (501)(c)(3) public benefit corporation. It was organized under the Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation Law for public purposes in the state of Florida on October 2, 2021. The purposes of the corporation are to encourage and promote the study and research of all aspects of the legacy and the spirit of the brothers Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, their works, their lives, their period, and the historic and contemporary dissemination of the Grimms' fairy tales as well as their other texts.

Latest News 

Castle like structure

2026

In 2026 we will commemorate the 200th anniversary of the first American publication of the Grimm's Fairy Tales!

(Boston 1826)

2024

The second annual business meeting of the BGSNA was held at the International Conference for the Fantastic in the Arts, in Orlando, FL

(March 13-16, 2024)

2023

In 2023, we celebrated the 200th Anniversary of the first English publication of the brothers Grimm Fairy Tales, The German Popular Stories 

(London 1823)

May 17, 2024:

Prof. Pauline Greenhill, from the University of Winnipeg, is the first Canadian scholar in the BGSNA Interview Series. Among innumerous publications on fairytale studies, Prof. Greenhill is also one of the brilliant minds behind The International Fairy-Tale Filmography (IFTF).

 

Click here for more information about Prof. Pauline Greenhill 

“The Brothers Grimm: More than Fairy Tales”
by Gabriele Rose (2022)

 Prof. Jack Zipes says about the film:

“It is excellent! … Anyone who might want to teach a course about fairy tales should begin with this film, for it raises many questions and clarifies who the Grimms were and how important they are.” 

Brothers Grimm Documentary Picture
Open book with a story coming out of it

“If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.”

Albert Einstein

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