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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What you don’t know won’t hurt you. A dubious maxim:...

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We understand more than we know.

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The only way you can write the truth is to assume th...

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It's impossible to say a thing exactly the way it wa...

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Writing poetry is a state of free float

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War is what happens when language fails.

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What fabrications they are, mothers. Scarecrows, wax...

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The reason they invented coffins, to lock the dead i...

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You might even provide a Heaven for them. We need Yo...

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By telling you anything at all I'm at least believin...

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Everyone thinks writers must know more about the ins...

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I was taking something away from her, although she d...

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We shouldn't have been so scornful; we should have h...

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There was old sex in the room and loneliness, and ex...

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All stories are about wolves. All worth repeating, t...

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A Paradox, the doughnut hole. Empty space, once, but...

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So that made me happy but the part that really made ...

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Our heaven is their hell, said God. I like a balance...

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One of the gravestones in the cemetery near the earl...

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So much for endings. Beginnings are always more fun....

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