Reflections on The Handmaid’s Tale

Jelke Boesten explores the continuing relevance of The Handmaid’s Tale and its relationship to gender and memory. Picture: Anna and Elena Balbusso I read Atwood’s Handmaid’s Tale (1985) when I was pregnant. I do not recommend doing so; any anxieties of aliens...

Feminism and Carmen Ollé

Phoebe Martin investigates poet Carmen Ollé’s relationship with feminism and activism in Peru Speaking to Carmen Ollé, she says that she “has never been an activist”. Yet her work is often seen as the beginning of feminist poetry in Peru. How then, can her...