Delia Harrington

Delia Harrington


Delia Harrington a Boston-based freelance writer focusing on the intersection of politics, pop culture, and gender. Her background is in human rights and gender-based violence, and she loves post-apocalyptic sci-fi, historical fiction, and feminist comic books. Her work can be seen on Den of Geek, The Mary Sue, Crooked Marquee, and Mayday: The Handmaid's Tale podcast.

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The Witch Who Inspired The Handmaid's Tale

Mary Webster, a colonial woman who was hanged in Hadley, Massachusetts in 1685, is the witch who inspired The Handmaid's Tale.