BirthdayNovember 18, 1939
BirthplaceOttawa, Canada

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  1. About Margaret Atwood

    Full name: Margaret Atwood
    Also known as: Margaret Eleanor Atwood, Atwood, Margaret Eleanor
    Education: Victoria University, Toronto
    Professions: Writer, Actress, Producer
    Nationality: Canadian
    Occupation: Novelist, poet, businesswoman, environmental activist

  2. Margaret Atwood Measurements

    Height: 5' 4" (1.63 m)

  3. Margaret Atwood Known for

    Payback (2012), The Handmaid's Tale (1990), The Robber Bride (2007), Terms and Conditions May Apply (2013)

  4. Margaret Atwood Biography

    Margaret Eleanor Atwood, Template:Post-nominals (born November 18, 1939) 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. 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.While she is best known for her work as a novelist, she has also published fifteen books of poetry. Many of her poems have been inspired by myths and fairy tales, which have been interests of hers from an early age. Atwood has published short stories in Tamarack Review, Alphabet, Harper's, CBC Anthology, Ms., Saturday Night, and many other magazines. She has also published four collections of stories and three collections of unclassifiable short prose works.

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