Atwood, Margaret, 1939-....

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Birth 1939-11-18
Canadians
French, English

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Epithet: Canadian author

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000205.0x0001bb

Margaret Eleanor "Peggy" Atwood was born November 18, 1939 in Ottawa. She earned a B.A. from Victoria College, University of Toronto, and an M.A. from Harvard. She is a novelist, poet, literary critic and a pioneer of Canadian women's writing. While primarily known for her novels and short fiction, she is the author of over fifteen books of poetry as well as numerous children's books. Her work has been translated into many languages and published in more than twenty-five countries. Among her numerous honors and awards are the Booker Prize, a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Molson Award, the Ida Nudel Humanitarian Award, and a Canada Short Fiction Award. In 1986 Ms Magazine named her Woman of the Year. She has served as a Writer-In-Residence and a lecturer at many colleges and universities. She lives in Toronto.

From the description of Margaret Eleanor Atwood Papers. 1953-ongoing. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 219516700

Canadian author.

From the description of My life as a bat [short story] : autograph manuscript signed, typescript with autograph revisions, and computer printout, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870185

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