Middlemarch Madness: Bet on a Winner

While we’re waiting for the nominations to be tabulated, let’s start some friendly wagers on who’s going to walk away with it this year.  Read More Middlemarch Madness: Bet on a Winner

Thousands of Literary Heroines Wait on Tenterhooks for Middlemarch Madness Nominations

Go nominate, slacker!  Read More Thousands of Literary Heroines Wait on Tenterhooks for Middlemarch Madness Nominations

It’s Time for Middlemarch Madness 2015

It’s that time of year once again! We’re about to launch the fifth annual Persephone Magazine Middlemarch Madness, where all our favorite literary heroines are pitted against each other in a battle to the finish.  Read More It’s Time for Middlemarch Madness 2015

Middlemarch Madness: Narrowing the Youngs in the Fantasy/SciFi Category

Good evening, ladies.  The time has come to bring our staggering 95+ Badass Literary Heroines down to 64, and today we’re starting with the Youngs in the SciFi/Fantasy category.  We have to bring this list of 37 names down to 16 by the end of the comment thread.  It’s going to require some tough choices, my bookish friends, but remember – only one can win. Read More Middlemarch Madness: Narrowing the Youngs in the Fantasy/SciFi Category

Middlemarch Madness: Prologue

While chatting in email with Meghan, we stumbled upon an idea we think you’ll love as much as we do.   March is the month of brackets, as everyone who loves basketball, cake or pie knows.  As we lean more towards bookish than sporty and we have a collective unconditional love of all desserts, we’re trying something different. Read More Middlemarch Madness: Prologue