Margaret Atwood

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Name: Margaret Atwood
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Occupation: author, critic, teacher
Medium: novels, short stories, poetry
Works: The Handmaid's Tale, The Edible Woman, Surfacing, Cat's Eye, Alias Grace, The Blind Assassin, Oryx and Crate
Official Website(s): http://margaretatwood.ca/
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Margaret Eleanor Atwood is a Canadian pro writer. She has written works on a variety of topics and genres, and is probably most famous for her dystopian novel, The Handmaid's Tale, which has been adapted into a live-action series streaming on Hulu. She has been active on Wattpad and judged their poetry contest in 2012.[1]

She has said that her works are not science fiction because “Science fiction has monsters and spaceships; speculative fiction could really happen.”[2] Ursula K. LeGuin disagrees, and has said that several of Atwood's books use the same kind of extrapolation as other science fiction works.

References

  1. ^ Margaret Atwood: why Wattpad works, Archived version
  2. ^ Margaret Atwood: a high priestess of fiction who embraces the digital age, Archived version