AUTHOR | MARGARET ATWOOD



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Margaret Atwood | Novelist, poet, businesswoman, environmental activist



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Margaret Eleanor Atwood, CC OOnt FRSC is a Canadian poet, novelist, literary critic, essayist, and environmental activist. 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 several times, winning twice. In 2001, she was inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame. She is also a founder of the Writers' Trust of Canada, a non-profit literary organization that seeks to encourage Canada's writing community. Among innumerable contributions to Canadian literature, she was a founding trustee of the Griffin Poetry Prize.
Atwood is also the inventor, and developer, of the LongPen and associated technologies that facilitate the remote robotic writing of documents. She is the Co-Founder and a Director of Syngrafii Inc. (formerly Unotchit Inc.), a company that she started in 2004 to develop, produce and distribute the LongPen technol


Born: 1939-11-18

Born in: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada







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Strange how we decorate pain.These ribbons, for inst...

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The worst of it was that those people out there-the ...

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Love blurs your vision; but after it recedes, you ca...

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Can I be blamed for wanting a real body, to put my a...

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The truth is seldom welcome, especially at dinner.

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No mother is ever, completely, a child's idea of wha...

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For me the experience of writing is really an experi...

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But it seems she’d wanted children after all, becaus...

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If you really want to stay the same age you are now ...

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Children were vehicles for passing things along. The...

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Glenn used to say the reason you can't really imagin...

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I learned about religion the way most children learn...

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with shrunken fingerswe ate our oranges and bread,sh...

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Marriage is nota house or even a tentit is before th...

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Falling in love, although it resulted in altered bod...

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Love blurs your vision; but after it recedes, you ca...

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We were the people who were not in the papers. We li...

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They will not let you have peace, they don't want yo...

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There were a lot of gods. Gods always come in handy,...

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War is what happens when language fails.

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