This week, our hearts are with the victims of terrorism in Paris, Beirut, and elsewhere around the world.
Lots of interesting reads this week, but let’s start with the news everyone’s talking about:
You didn’t think I was going to leave you with all the terrible news without giving you some lighter reading, did you? No worries, I found a ton of cool things for y’all to check out, though that’s not to say you might not have the occasional ragestroke. Come on in for a hefty dose of […]
We’ve got a bit of a Jumbo-Sized News Bites this week, so settle in and let’s talk about some of what happened this week, friends.
Welcome to your weekly dose of ragestrokes. Pour yourself a drink; you’re not gonna want to deal with this sober. Trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.
Another Earth (2011) has an interesting concept. This, of course, sounds like kind of tepid praise that is usually followed with a loaded “but”¦“ I have no such follow-up concerns. The current film landscape is filled with unoriginality. In August alone, Hollywood has or will release six remakes or sequels (Rise of the Planet of the […]
Persephone crew – I’ll be honest. Part of the reason why I am writing about Griselda Gambaro is because in a mere two weeks, I have the privilege of a free trip to Buenos Aires. I won’t brag anymore (did I mention this is my first vacation in years? And that it’s free?).
Forced to inhabit multiple worlds, Zitkala-Å a dedicated her life to art and activism, challenging authority and exposing corruption in a government that did not consider Native Americans worthy of raising their own children, preserving their own cultures, or accessing citizenship and legal rights.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]