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.

More info -    (Risingshadow.fi)
Edited by 2014-11-25 (Seregil of Rhiminee)
Speculative Fiction Novels (12)
2019  The Testaments (The Handmaid's Tale, #2)
/stars/0.png (science fiction > dystopia)
Release date - September 10, 2019
2016  Hag-Seed
/stars/3.gif (fantasy)
2015  The Heart Goes Last (Positron)
/stars/2.gif (science fiction)
2013  MaddAddam (MaddAddam)
/stars/4.png (science fiction)
2013  The Heart Goes Last (Positron, #4)
/stars/2.gif (science fiction)
2012  Erase Me (Positron, #3)
/stars/2.gif (science fiction)
2012  Choke Collar (Positron, #2)
/stars/3.gif (science fiction)
2012  I'm Starved for You (Positron, #1)
/stars/3.gif (science fiction)
2009  The Year of the Flood (MaddAddam)
/stars/4.png (science fiction)
2005  The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus (The Myths)
/stars/35.gif (fantasy, mainstream)
2003  Oryx and Crake (MaddAddam)
/stars/4.png (science fiction)
1985  The Handmaid's Tale (The Handmaid's Tale, #1)
/stars/4.png (science fiction > dystopia)

Comics and Anthology (1)
2019  The Handmaid's Tale: The Graphic Novel
/stars/0.png (science fiction > dystopia, comics)
Release date - March 26, 2019

Online 45 visitors
Newest member: Robert T. Bradley
Total members: 5066