Articles by Tara Wanda Merrigan

June 23, 2017

Is This Me? The Handmaid Narrative on Page and Screen 0

While transforming Offred into a stereotypically empowered representation of a woman may make the show more appealing to some viewers, I found it disheartening.

May 22, 2017

Polish Poetry in a Time of American Resistance 0

After Donald Trump was elected on November 8, many sought out poetry. “People just were looking for words to help them make sense,” says Jennifer Benka, director of the Academy of American Poets.