Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood

Margaret Eleanor Atwood (born 1939) is a Canadian author, poet, critic, feminist and social campaigner. She is among the most-honoured authors of fiction in recent history; she is a winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award and Prince of Asturias award for Literature, has been shortlisted for the Booker Prize five times, winning once, and has been a finalist for the Governor General's Award seven times, winning twice.

While Margaret Atwood may be best known for her work as a novelist, she is also an award winning poet, having published 15 books of poetry to date. Many of her poems have been inspired by myths, and fairy tales, which were an interest of hers from an early age.

Margarate Atwood has also published short stories in Tamarack Review, Alphabet, Harper's, CBC Anthology, Ms., Saturday Night, Playboy, and many other magazines.

Photo: Margaret Atwood at Eden Mills Writers' Festival 2006, Blackwattle Bay. Photo source: Wikimedia Commons.

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Edited: Seregil of Rhiminee November 25, 2014
Book Covers
The Handmaid's Tale (The Handmaid's Tale #1)8.00
Oryx and Crake7.70
The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus7.40
The Year of the Flood8.02
I'm Starved for You (Positron #1)
Choke Collar (Positron #2)
Erase Me (Positron #3)
The Heart Goes Last (Positron #4)
The Heart Goes Last3.60
 The Handmaid's Tale: The Graphic Novel
The Testaments (The Handmaid's Tale #2)7.20

Speculative Fiction Novels (12)

(The Handmaid's Tale #2)
2019 | science fiction > dystopia

2016 | fantasy
2015 | science fiction > dystopia
2013 | science fiction > dystopia
(Positron #4)
2013 | science fiction > dystopia
(Positron #3)
2012 | science fiction > dystopia
(Positron #2)
2012 | science fiction > dystopia
(Positron #1)
2012 | science fiction > dystopia
2009 | science fiction > dystopia
(The Myths)
2005 | fantasy, mainstream
2003 | science fiction > dystopia
(The Handmaid's Tale #1)
1985 | science fiction > dystopia

Comics and Anthology (1)

2019 | science fiction > dystopia, comics