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Atwood, Bennett and Nick Cave to headline WBN Trafalgar Square event

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Atwood, Bennett and Nick Cave to headline WBN Trafalgar Square event

The Bookseller – 2011-02-23

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 23/02/2011 - 09:34 Margaret Atwood, Alan Bennett and John Le Carre will be among the authors headlining the World Book Night launch event in Trafalgar Square on 4th March. Graham Norton will compere the event, with Philip Pullman, Sarah Waters, Mark Haddon and Derek Walcott also among those who will be reading and performing on the night. Nick Cave, Rupert Everett, Hanif Kureishi, D B C Pierre, Edna O'Brien and Lemn Sissay complete the...
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The Blind Assassin by Canadian writer Margaret Atwood has been tapped as the inaugural entry for a new, Twitter-based book club. | CBC – 2011-06-01

Atwood takes stage at TOC and tells publishers to keep feeding their authors

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Margaret Atwood Is An Optimist, Despite Writing Disaster

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Atwood to attend EAIF "virtually"

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Atwood scoops Spanish literary prize

Jun 26: Margaret Atwood has won Spain's Prince of Asturias literary prize for a body of work amounting to 25 volumes of poetry, fiction and nonfiction | Guardian – 2008-06-17

Wattpad tries serial fiction, with help from Margaret Atwood

Community writing site Wattpad is publishing its first serial. Cowritten by Margaret Atwood and Naomi Alderman, "The Happy Zombie Sunrise Home" will be posted on Wattpad's site through January.... | GigaOM – 2012-10-24

Atwood and Alderman collaborate on Zombie series for Wattpad

Authors Margaret Atwood (pictured) and Naomi Alderman are to collaborate on a new fiction series... | The Bookseller – 2012-10-24

Atwood Collaborates on Serialized Zombie Novel for Wattpad

“Their skulls are soft, more or less like pumpkins," so says Margaret Atwood and Naomi Alderman's serialized new zombie novel for e-publisher Wattpad. | Publishing Perspectives – 2012-10-25

Margaret Atwood tapped for Giller Prize jury

CanLit icon Margaret Atwood leads a powerhouse trio of authors tapped to choose the winner of the 2013 Giller Prize. | CBC – 2013-02-13

Atwood completes MaddAddam trilogy

Margaret Atwood's next novel, MaddAddam, will be published by Bloomsbury on 29th August. The... | The Bookseller – 2013-03-13

Margaret Atwood's Pauline Johnson opera poised for 2014 debut

Margaret Atwood's first opera, about the life of Canadian writer and performer Pauline Johnson, is on pace to debut in Vancouver next May after several years of delay. | CBC – 2013-07-27

Behold our mutant future in Margaret Atwood's 'MaddAddam'

The dystopian novel 'MaddAddam' ends the trilogy that includes 'Oryx and Crake' and 'The Year of the Flood' with biblical echoes and a sense of humor.Sometimes Margaret Atwood can get a little goofy.... | Los Angeles Times – 2013-08-30

'MaddAddam' by Margaret Atwood: The Book We're Talking About

"MaddAddam" by Margaret Atwood Doubleday, $27.95 Published on September 3, 2013 What is it about? The third installment in Atwood's trilogy of the same name, "MaddAddam" picks up where "The Year of... | The Huffington Post – 2013-09-04

Margaret Atwood on books: “Push comes to shove, they’re great insulating material”

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Atwood and Jacobson join Hogarth Shakespeare

Novelists Margaret Atwood and Howard Jacobson are the latest recruits to the Hogarth Shakespeare... | The Bookseller – 2013-09-09

Atwood, Jacobson Added to Hogarth’s Shakespeare Project

Hogarth Press has enlisted Margaret Atwood to re-imagine "The Tempest," while Booker Prize-winner Howard Jacobson will write a novel based on "The Merchant of Venice." | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-09-12

Canadian National Anthem: Margaret Atwood Wants Lyrics Changed

Canadian literary icon Margaret Atwood has joined the chorus of prominent Canadian women calling for the lyrics of "O Canada" to be more gender-neutral amid the launch of an official campaign to... | The Huffington Post – 2013-10-01

Tell Better Stories In 2014: Storytelling Insight From Margaret Atwood, Ricky Gervais, And Many More

Take a look back at the stories about stories published on Co.Create in 2013, including pearls of wisdom from Ricky Gervais, Margaret Atwood, a former Pixar artist, and the rest of the best.The... | Fast Company – 2013-12-29

Margaret Atwood And Alice Munro Interview: Canadian Writing Royalty Hang Out (VIDEO)

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Catton, Tartt and Atwood on Baileys Women's Prize longlist

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Tartt and Atwood vie for book award

Margaret Atwood, Donna Tartt and Booker winner Eleanor Catton are among the novelists longlisted for this year's Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction. | BBC – 2014-03-07

Margaret Atwood's 'MaddAddam' series is in development at HBO

Atwood's acclaimed 'MaddAddam' series will reportedly be the basis for a series of the same name produced by HBO. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-06-07

Margaret Atwood's new work will remain unseen for a century

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Margaret Atwood's latest work to be unseen for 100 years

Margaret Atwood will be the first writer to submit work for a project called the Future Library, which means that her manuscript will not be released for 100 years. | CBC – 2014-09-05

Margaret Atwood's Next Book Will Be A "Message In A Bottle" For Readers In 2114

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Margaret Atwood's latest work to be released in 2114

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Could Margaret Atwood win the 2014 Nobel Prize?

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