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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Speculative Fiction Novels (12)
2019  The Testaments (The Handmaid's Tale, #2)
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2016  Hag-Seed
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2015  The Heart Goes Last (Positron)
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2013  MaddAddam (MaddAddam)
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2013  The Heart Goes Last (Positron, #4)
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2012  Erase Me (Positron, #3)
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2012  Choke Collar (Positron, #2)
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2012  I'm Starved for You (Positron, #1)
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2009  The Year of the Flood (MaddAddam)
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2005  The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus (The Myths)
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2003  Oryx and Crake (MaddAddam)
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1985  The Handmaid's Tale (The Handmaid's Tale, #1)
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Comics and Anthology (1)
2019  The Handmaid's Tale: The Graphic Novel
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