Margaret Atwood Short Biography | Canadian Poet

Margaret Atwood
Margaret Atwood



Margaret Atwood


Margaret Atwood – Short Biography

Margaret Atwood
         Margaret Atwood
Birth Name Margaret Atwood
Born November 18, 1939
Birth Place  Ottawa, Canada
Education University of Toronto (BA) Harvard University (MA)
Nationality Canada
Occupation Poet, Novelist, Businessperson, Educationalist, Essayist, Television producer, Activist
Movies The Handmaid’s Tale, Payback, MORE
Known for The Handmaid’s Tale (1985)
Spouse Jim Polk (m. 1968–1973)
Short stories Happy Endings, Rape Fantasies, My Life as a Bat, The Resplendent Quetzal, Freeforall, Unearthing Suite
Notable Awards Booker Prize, Giller Prize, Arthur C. Clarke Award, MORE
Genre Historical fiction speculative fiction science fiction dystopian fiction
Partner Graeme Gibson (1973–2019; his death)
Language English
Period 1961–present
Died _


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