Margaret Atwood is writing a ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ sequel

The new novel will be titled 'The Testaments' and is due out in 2019.


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Margaret Atwood talks teaching fiction, the new season of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ and Trump’s America

"It’s not up to me to tell people what they should watch and not watch. It’s entirely up to them."

The 'Handmaid's Tale'-inspired protests are now a movement unto themselves

NARAL, Planned Parenthood and Action Together are behind many of the viral protests borrowing imagery from Margaret Atwood's novel.

Despite reluctance to call itself feminist, 'The Handmaid's Tale' is about women's collective power

The show's series finale offered an indisputable feminist message: Women can resist oppression if they band together.

Season 1 of 'The Handmaid's Tale' worked best when it expanded the book's world

As the hit Hulu series heads into season two, it will have even more opportunities to deviate from Margaret Atwood's novel.

'The Handmaid's Tale' Season 2: Everything we know so far about the new episodes

The second season of 'The Handmaid's Tale' is set to premiere in 2018.

Margaret Atwood says it's "a form of slavery to force women to have children they can't afford"

The 'Handmaid's Tale' author took on Texas' most recent anti-abortion legislation.

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O-T Fagbenle talks 'The Handmaid's Tale,' Luke's focus episode and 'Looking'

O-T Fagbenle talks episode seven of 'The Handmaid's Tale', which focuses on his character, Luke.

'Berlin Syndrome' is the most terrifying kind of fairy tale: the one that might come true

The latest cautionary fairy tale about the violence women suffer at the hands of men with a twist.

'The Handmaid's Tale' Season 1, Episode 4 Recap: Don't let the bastards grind you down

A game of Scrabble can hold a lot of intrigue on 'The Handmaid's Tale.'

When will 'The Handmaid's Tale' episode 4 be released on Hulu?

Releasing the first three episodes was Hulu's way of sucking in its audience. Now it's a waiting game.

What day and time are new episodes of 'The Handmaid's Tale' on Hulu?

Find out when new episodes of 'The Handmaid's Tale' will arrive on Hulu.

'The Handmaid's Tale' cast says story isn't feminist, unwittingly defines feminism

"They're women, and they're humans," Elizabeth Moss said, apparently unaware of that "radical notion that women are people."

Hulu's new series 'Harlots' sinks its feminist teeth into masculine oppression

In 18th-century London, female power is complicated and comes with a price tag.

'The Handmaid's Tale' Review: Not all art is about Trump's America, but this show sure is

Hulu's new series can't avoid real-world comparisons — but that's not a bad thing.

'OITNB' actress Samira Wiley and writer Lauren Morelli marry

The 'Orange Is the New Black' couple tied the knot Saturday in Palm Springs.

'The Handmaids Tale' Trailer: Hulu drops their first full-length promo — and it's chilling

Based on its new trailer, Hulu isn't holding back in 'The Handmaid's Tale.'

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Part of a revolutionary project that begins with Margaret Atwood.

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13 Short Stories From Classic Novelists You Can Read Over Lunch

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This week the culture section touched on everything from the future of 5 Points to Beyoncé's leaked single "Grown Woman." Check out the best from PolicyMic's culture writers this week.

Feminist Weekly: Graduates, Start Your Commencing

This week, PolicyMic writers tackled everything from the post-graduate feminist job market to Senator Elizabeth Warren's student loan bill to abortion rights in El Salvador. Check it out!