Women In Literature

For anyone that doubts the lesser status of women in the highest echelons of English speaking literature, here’s a great article from last week to get a good reality check, courtesy of the NY Times. Today, ten years into the 21st Century, two of the most prestigious literary clubs in London and New York, are still debating if women should be freely allowed to join or not. Read More Women In Literature

RLP Crosspost: “is a lifestyle choice”

This week’s entry from our friend RedLightPolitics is an older one, but I thought it fit in nicely with Spirit Day.  Don’t forget to read more of her writing at her Tumblr – today it’s PurpleLightPolitics!, and yes I’m going to tell you to go every week.  The more we read smart women writers, the more smart women writers will write.   In this week’s Crosspost, RLP’s optimism is thwarted by a Google search.  Her words after the cut. Read More RLP Crosspost: “is a lifestyle choice”

Letter from the Editor

Good morning, or whatever time of the day it happens to be while you’re reading this.   Welcome to the brand new Persephone Magazine!  We’ll be doing our best to bring you fresh content all day, every day, at least once we work out the kinks.   I’m Ophelia Payne, your humble editor,  and I’m actually three people. Read More Letter from the Editor