North Wind: A Journal of George MacDonald Studies is a peer-reviewed academic journal that has been published since 1982. North Wind publishes articles on all aspects of MacDonald: his fairy tales, fantasies, novels, poetry, and sermons. The journal also publishes shorter “notes and queries,” "works in progress," and “connections” that focus on issues related to MacDonald.

See the Aims and Scope for a complete coverage of the journal.

ISSN 0265-7295 (Print)

ISSN 2398-1431 (Online)

Current Volume: Volume 35 (2016)


Book Review


About the North Wind Cover

The cover for the journal was created by Brian Pirman, Associate Professor of Art, at St. Norbert College.

The illustration on the cover is by Arthur Hughes from George MacDonald's At the Back of the North Wind (1871)


John Pennington, St. Norbert College, DePere, Wisconsin, United States
Editorial Assistant
Holly Hammann