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Atwood's Blind Assassin launches Twitter book club

CBC – 2011-06-01

The Blind Assassin by Canadian writer Margaret Atwood has been tapped as the inaugural entry for a new, Twitter-based book club.

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

The Bookseller – 2011-02-16

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Wed, 16/02/2011 - 07:06 Author Margaret Atwood used her Tools of Change keynote speech to warn the industry not to eliminate authors, and make sure they...

Margaret Atwood Is An Optimist, Despite Writing Disaster

The Huffington Post – 2010-02-18

What's Your Reaction? "Anybody who writes a book is an optimist," the much-honored writer says, with a dry impishness, in a phone interview. "First of all, they think they're going to finish it....

Atwood to attend EAIF "virtually"

The Book Seller – 2009-02-20

After pulling out of the Emirates Airlines...

Atwood scoops Spanish literary prize

Guardian – 2008-06-17

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

Wattpad tries serial fiction, with help from Margaret Atwood

GigaOM – 2012-10-24

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....

Atwood and Alderman collaborate on Zombie series for Wattpad

The Bookseller – 2012-10-24

Authors Margaret Atwood (pictured) and Naomi Alderman are to collaborate on a new fiction series...

Atwood Collaborates on Serialized Zombie Novel for Wattpad

Publishing Perspectives – 2012-10-25

“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.

Margaret Atwood tapped for Giller Prize jury

CBC – 2013-02-13

CanLit icon Margaret Atwood leads a powerhouse trio of authors tapped to choose the winner of the 2013 Giller Prize.

Atwood completes MaddAddam trilogy

The Bookseller – 2013-03-13

Margaret Atwood's next novel, MaddAddam, will be published by Bloomsbury on 29th August. The...

Margaret Atwood's Pauline Johnson opera poised for 2014 debut

CBC – 2013-07-27

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.

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

Los Angeles Times – 2013-08-30

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....

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

The Huffington Post – 2013-09-04

"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...

Margaret Atwood on books: “Push comes to shove, they’re great insulating material” – 2013-09-09

The author talks about "MaddAddam," how technology affects our lives, and being dubbed "Queen of the Nerds"

Atwood and Jacobson join Hogarth Shakespeare

The Bookseller – 2013-09-09

Novelists Margaret Atwood and Howard Jacobson are the latest recruits to the Hogarth Shakespeare...

Atwood, Jacobson Added to Hogarth’s Shakespeare Project

Publishing Perspectives – 2013-09-12

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."

Canadian National Anthem: Margaret Atwood Wants Lyrics Changed

The Huffington Post – 2013-10-01

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...

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

Fast Company – 2013-12-29

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...

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

The Huffington Post – 2014-01-23

What do two women who are pillars of Canadian literature talk about when put in an interview setting? For Margaret Atwood and Alice Munro, it means a conversation that meanders from Munro's love for...

Atwood Debuts New Novel ‘MaddAdam’ on Wattpad

Publishers Weekly – 2013-09-04

In a promotional event timed to coincide with the global release of Margaret Atwood’s new novel MaddAdam, her publisher, Doubleday, is teaming with Wattpad to release an exclusive essay about the...

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

The Bookseller – 2014-03-06

Six debut novelists will compete against writers at the “top of their form” on the...

Tartt and Atwood vie for book award

BBC – 2014-03-07

Margaret Atwood, Donna Tartt and Booker winner Eleanor Catton are among the novelists longlisted for this year's Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction.

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

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-06-07

Atwood's acclaimed 'MaddAddam' series will reportedly be the basis for a series of the same name produced by HBO.

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

The Guardian – 2014-09-05

Novelist says it is 'delicious' to be first contributor to the Future Library, which will compile 100 texts for publication in 2114Depending on perspective, it is an author's dream or nightmare:...

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

CBC – 2014-09-05

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.

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

Fast Company – 2014-09-05

The novelist is the first author to commit to public art project Future Library.Award-winning author Margaret Atwood is writing a new book--but don't expect to pre-order it on Amazon anytime soon....

Margaret Atwood's latest work to be released in 2114

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-09-09

Through the Future Library project, Atwood's newest work will be hidden for 100 years and finally printed in 2114.

Could Margaret Atwood win the 2014 Nobel Prize?

CBC – 2014-10-08

One year after Alice Munro's stunning Nobel win, what are the odds another Canadian could take Thursday's prestigious prize?

On Writers and Writing review – Margaret Atwood on her profession

The Guardian – 2015-01-30

Drawing on her panoramic reading and her experiences of the authorly life cycle, Atwood surveys her trade with a mix of seriousness and gentle fun“You may find the subject a little peculiar,”...

Margaret Atwood visits West Point for a frank conversation on gender, politics and oppression – 2015-02-09

The celebrated author speaks to a class of military academy cadets about her dystopian novel "The Handmaid's Tale"

New Margaret Atwood novel this autumn

The Bookseller – 2015-03-12

A new standalone novel from Margaret Atwood will be published by Bloomsbury in September. The Heart Goes Last, Atwood's first standalone novel since the Man Booker Prize-winning The Blind Assassin...

Atwood novel due out in September

BBC – 2015-03-12

Margaret Atwood's first stand-alone novel in 15 years will be published in September, alongside a new collection of short stories.

Margaret Atwood to Release New Novel in September

Publishers Weekly – 2015-03-13

'The Heart Goes Last,' which will be published in the U.S. on September 29, marks the celebrated Canadian author’s first stand-alone novel in 15 years.

Margaret Atwood's 'The Heart Goes Last' going from screen to page

Yahoo! News – 2015-03-14

Canadian author Margaret Atwood has a new book headed out in September, set in the same near-future dystopia as her Positron stories, which have all been released online. Atwood has, in recent years,...

Margaret Atwood will release new novel 'The Heart Goes Last' this fall

The Christian Science Monitor – 2015-03-17

Atwood's recent work includes 'MaddAdam' and the short story collection 'The Stone Mattress.'

Atwood, Rushdie and Tóibín condemn Bangladesh blogger murders

The Bookseller – 2015-05-23

More than 150 writers from around the world, including Margaret Atwood, Karl Ove Knausgaard, Yann Martel, Salman Rushdie and Colm Tóibín, have condemned the murders of three secular bloggers in...

Atwood book goes in 'Future Library'

BBC – 2015-05-26

Margaret Atwood becomes the first of 100 authors to enter a manuscript into the Future Library, a project collecting works not to be published until 2114.

Into the woods: Margaret Atwood reveals her Future Library book, Scribbler Moon

The Guardian – 2015-05-27

We follow Atwood through a wet forest in Norway as she hands over the manuscript for a book that won’t be read for 100 years. Plus: David Mitchell is named as the project’s next writerSodden with...

Margaret Atwood draws cartoon strip for 'geek girl' anthology

The Guardian – 2015-06-25

The novelist is contributing her own cartoons, detailing her experiences as a young woman, to Kickstarter-funded The Secret Loves of Geek GirlsMargaret Atwood is taking a short break from writing...

Margaret Atwood's Latest Work Will Set You Back $1,000...And Won't Be Published Until 2114

Fast Company – 2015-07-22

It's art. It's literature. It's optimism.In May, Booker Prize-winning novelist Margaret Atwood delivered a completed manuscript to Oslo, Norway, where—if all goes as planned—it will remain,...

The Bottom Line: 'The Heart Goes Last' By Margaret Atwood

The Huffington Post – 2015-10-02

The very last words printed inside Margaret Atwood’s new novel, The Heart Goes Last, appropriately come straight from the heart. “My special thanks to Graeme Gibson,” she writes,...

The Haida's tale: Margaret Atwood helps bring Native American literature to the UK

The Guardian – 2016-01-20

Robert Bringhurst’s translations of Haida stories in A Story as Sharp as a Knife are published in the UK for the first time, thanks to the Booker winner’s championing of this ‘book of...

Dyson, Atwood to Headline Author Events at ALA 2016

Publishers Weekly – 2016-06-10

The 2016 American Library Association Annual Conference (June 23–28, in Orlando) will feature more than 2,000 scheduled events, including hundreds of author appearances, and more than 700...

Atwood awarded PEN Pinter Prize ahead of UK tour

The Bookseller – 2016-06-16

Margaret Atwood has been awarded the 2016 PEN Pinter Prize at the same time it is announced she will be embarking on a UK book tour.

English PEN Awards 2016 Pinter Prize to Canada’s Margaret Atwood

Publishing Perspectives – 2016-06-18

Hailing Harold Pinter's 'burning sense of injustice at human rights abuses and the repression of artists,' Margaret Atwood is named to receive the award in October in London. The post English PEN...

Dawkins, McBride and Atwood star at Southbank Literature Festival

The Bookseller – 2016-07-14

Richard Dawkins, Eimear McBride and Margaret Atwood are among the names featuring at Southbank Centre’s London Literature Festival.

San Diego Comic-Con 2016: Graphic Novels, Movies and Margaret Atwood

Publishers Weekly – 2016-07-22

There were plenty of new graphic novels of all kinds at this year's Comic-Con, including one by acclaimed Canadian novelist Margaret Atwood.

Brooklyn Book Festival to host Margaret Atwood, Joyce Carol Oates

Yahoo! News – 2016-09-01

The Brooklyn Book Festival (September 12-18), hosted at the MetroTech Commons in the celebrated borough, will greet distinguished literary names like Margaret Atwood, Salman Rushdie, Joyce Carol...

Bangladeshi publisher Chowdhury shares PEN Pinter Prize with Atwood

The Bookseller – 2016-10-14

Bangladeshi publisher, writer and editor Ahmedur Rashid Chowdhury (known as Tutul) has been named 2016 International Writer of Courage by Margaret Atwood. Chowdhury accepted the prize in...

Atwood: Handmaid's Tale has become a meme in US politics

BBC News – 2016-10-13

Writer Margaret Atwood on her book The Handmaid's Tale and the state of US politics today.

Margaret Atwood Cautions America Against 'Dictators Of Any Kind'

The Huffington Post – 2017-01-04

Margaret Atwood knows about political tumult. Twenty years ago, she wrote a classic book about a society’s quick slide into a woman-oppressing dystopia. The title remains relevant; The...

G. Willow Wilson Reflects on Margaret Atwood and 'Angel Catbird'

Publishers Weekly – 2017-02-08

Celebrated comics writer G. Willow Wilson pays tribute to literary icon Margaret Atwood and her geeky love of superhero comics, and to Volume 2 of Atwood's delightful superhero graphic novel, 'Angel...

Margaret Atwood's 'The Handmaid's Tale' from 1985 tops Amazon bestseller list

Yahoo! News – 2017-02-07

As of Monday, February 6, Margaret Atwood's "The Handmaid's Tale" (published 1985) is's bestselling book. Most likely following a spot for the television...

With 'Fantastic Beasts,' costumer Colleen Atwood conjures her 12th Oscar nomination

Los Angeles Times – 2017-02-25

“Early on, people would say that their wives could probably do what I did.” Colleen Atwood laughed softly into the phone as she spoke of her career as one of the most Oscar-celebrated costume...

Atwood, McBride and Perry longlisted for Baileys Women's Prize

The Bookseller – 2017-03-08

The £30,000 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction has longlisted three former winners of the prize, Eimear McBride, Rose Tremain and Linda Grant, for 2017's award.

In 1981, Margaret Atwood Made A Stirring Case For Investing In Culture

The Huffington Post – 2017-03-27

If only we’d all just listened to Margaret Atwood. The acclaimed author of The Handmaid’s Tale has been acting as something of a political sage recently. Thanks in part to...

‘Fantastic Fiction’: Italy’s Illustrators of Margaret Atwood’s ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’

Publishing Perspectives – 2017-04-27

‘We’d been waiting so long for a story like this,’ say Elena and Anna Balbusso, who illustrated Margaret Atwood’s ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ for The Folio Society. The post ‘Fantastic...

‘Light and Shadow’: Anna and Elena Balbusso on Margaret Atwood’s ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’

Publishing Perspectives – 2017-04-28

'Women are emptied of their personalities' in Margaret Atwood's 'The Handmaid's Tale.' Illustrators Elena and Anna Balbusso knew what to do. The post ‘Light and Shadow’: Anna and Elena...

Le Carre, Atwood and Smith set for Southbank appearances

The Bookseller – 2017-05-05

A rare public appearance from John le Carre, and events by Margaret Atwood and Zadie Smith, are among events to feature in Southbank Centre's summer/autumn 2017 programme.

Margaret Atwood And Other Library Heroes Are Teaming Up To Help The NYPL

The Huffington Post – 2017-06-01

Speculative fiction queen Margaret Atwood has done so much great work, and she’s getting recognized more and more these days. She’s lending her newly heightened cachet to a worthy cause:...

Margaret Atwood Named Winner of Prague’s Franz Kafka International Prize

Publishing Perspectives – 2017-06-01

The Franz Kafka prize winner speaks on Saturday (June 3) at BookExpo's BookCon with 'The Handmaid's Tale' showrunner Bruce Miller. The post Margaret Atwood Named Winner of Prague’s Franz Kafka...

BookCon 2017: Dystopia Now: Margaret Atwood

Publishers Weekly – 2017-06-03

This year’s much-buzzed 10-episode adaptation of "The Handmaid’s Tale," which was streamed on Hulu in collaboration with MGM Television, rocketed Margaret Atwood’s 1985 novel back onto...

German Book Trade’s Peace Prize Goes to Canada’s Margaret Atwood

Publishing Perspectives – 2017-06-14

During Frankfurt Book Fair, Germany's publishers and booksellers will honor Margaret Atwood as 'one of the most important storytellers of our era.' The post German Book Trade’s Peace Prize Goes...

The Canadian Author Canadians Know Best? Margaret Atwood

Publishers Weekly – 2017-07-27

A new survey of Canadian readers found that Margaret Atwood is the Canadian author most residents recognize. The BookNet Canada survey also found that one in five Canadian readers cannot name a...

Weekly E-Ranking: top spot handed back to Atwood

The Bookseller – 2017-08-18

A lucky 13th week for The Handmaid’s Tale—it has rebounded back into the Weekly E-Book Ranking number one spot, after Helen Fields’ Perfect Prey briefly toppled it a week ago.

Atwood, Auster and Shafak condemn Russian violence

The Bookseller – 2017-09-22

Margaret Atwood, Paul Auster and Elif Shafak have joined a number of other authors in criticising Russia’s treatment of Ukraine and calling for freedom of expression to be preserved.

Alias Grace: Why it took 20 years to bring Margaret Atwood's book to life

Stuff – 2017-11-01

. Sarah Polley says it was "strange and amazing" that A Handmaid's Tale and Alias Grace were both shooting in Toronto at the same time.

PW Notables of the Year: Margaret Atwood

Publishers Weekly – 2017-12-01

The septuagenarian Canadian author has, this year, become a cultural icon, as well as Canada’s best-known author—and 'The Handmaid's Tale' has become a backlist sensation.

Elisabeth Moss Thanks Margaret Atwood In Stirring Golden Globes Acceptance Speech

Yahoo! News – 2018-01-08

Elisabeth Moss brought down the house Sunday night with her acceptance speech for her Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Television Series Drama.

Margaret Atwood faces backlash for #MeToo op-ed

CBC – 2018-01-15

Margaret Atwood is facing backlash online after writing a controversial opinion piece published in the Globe and Mail Saturday about the potential downside of the #MeToo movement.

Atwood sparks backlash over #MeToo concerns

The Bookseller – 2018-01-17

Author Margaret Atwood has drawn criticism for suggesting the #MeToo movement is bypassing the legal system.

Atwood and Walliams to headline Hay Festival

The Bookseller – 2018-03-27

Margaret Atwood, David Walliams and Jacqueline Wilson are amongst those headlining the Hay Festival, which is set to respond to the world's “urgent need of empathy”, according to organisers.

Margaret Atwood Said 9/11 Terrorists 'Got The Idea' From 'Star Wars'

Yahoo! News – 2018-04-12

There's no denying that "Star Wars" has been tremendously influential. It's

Atwood, Schlag and Morris to receive Hay Festival Medals

The Bookseller – 2018-05-01

Margaret Atwood, Evelyn Schlag and Jackie Morris have been named the recipients of this year’s Hay Festival Medals. 

The Handmaid's Tale 'could be instruction manual', says Atwood

BBC – 2018-05-29

Margaret Atwood told the Hay Festival she fears the way her book The Handmaid's Tale could be used.

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