Atwood, Margaret

Margaret Atwood, whose work has been published in thirty-five countries, is the author of more than forty books of fiction, poetry, and critical essays. In addition to The Handmaid’s Tale, her novels include Cat’s Eye, short-listed for the 1989 Booker Prize; Alias Grace, which won the Giller Prize in Canada and the Premio Mondello in Italy; The Blind Assassin, winner of the 2000 Booker Prize, and  Oryx and Crake, short-listed for the  2003 Man Booker PrizeShe is the recipient of the Los Angeles Times Innovator’s Award, and lives in Toronto. Atwood presents Hag-Seed, her novel take on Shakespeare’s The Tempest.