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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”

Salon.com – 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

Salon.com – 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,...

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