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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Publishing a book is like stuffing a note into a bot...

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

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But who can remember pain, once it’s over? All that ...

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Farewells can be shattering, but returns are surely ...

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It must have been then that I began to lose faith in...

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A word after a word after a word is power.

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Kill what you can't savewhat you can't eat throw out...

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Then there's the twoof us. This wordis far too short...

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How easy it is to invent a humanity, for anyone at all.

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The possibility of injury or death was a strong attr...

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Never pray for justice, because you might get some.

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Fatigue is here, in my body, in my legs and eyes. Th...

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Where do the words gowhen we have said them?

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...He was wrong about the sadness though: far better...

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Hatred would have been easier. With hatred, I would ...

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Even sex was no longer what it had once been, though...

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Time folds you in its arms and gives you one last ki...

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Don't let the bastards grind you down.

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Potential has a shelf life.

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A home filled with nothing but yourself. It's heavy,...

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