CC OOnt FRSC
Atwood at the 2015 Texas Book Festival
|Born||Margaret Eleanor Atwood|
18 November 1939
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
|Thrift||Novelist, poet, businesswoman, environmental activist|
|Genre||Historical feection, speculative feection, science feection, dystopian feection|
|Notable warks||The Handmaid's Tale, Cat's Eye, Alias Grace, The Blind Assassin, Oryx and Crake, Surfacing|
|Spoose||Jim Polk (m. 1968; div. 1973)|
Margaret Eleanor Atwood, CC OOnt FRSC (born November 18, 1939) is a Canadian poet, novelist, leeterar creetic, essayist, an environmental activist. She is a winner o the Arthur C. Clarke Awaird an Prince o Asturias Awaird for Leeteratur, haes been shortleetit for the Booker Prize five times, winnin ance, an haes been a finalist for the Govrenor General's Awaird several times, winnin twace. In 2001, she wis inductit intae 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. Amang innumerable contreibutions tae Canadian leeteratur, she wis a foondin trustee o the Griffin Poetry Prize.
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- "Canada's Walk of Fame Inducts Margaret Atwood". Canada's Walk of Fame.
- "About Us: The Writers' Trust of Canada". Retrieved February 18, 2014.
- "Griffin Poetry Prize: The Griffin Trust: Trustees". Retrieved June 8, 2014.