Reimagining The Tempest


How to create a credible contemporary novel from a work written four centuries ago for the stage?

In a New York Times Book Review, author Emily St. John Mandel reviews Margaret Atwood’s Hag-Seed, a modern interpretation of William Shakespeare’s The Tempest.

Stephanie Bento is a writer, classical cellist, and photographer living in Washington, DC. In her writing, she is interested in exploring the musicality of sound and form, and our connection to time and place. Find out more about her creative work at, or say hello/bonjour on Twitter @saudadebelle. More from this author →