Margaret Atwood, whose work has been published in more than forty-five countries, is the author of more than fifty books of fiction, poetry, critical essays, and graphic novels. Her latest novel, The Testaments,
was published in September 2019. It is the long-awaited sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, now an award-winning TV series.
Her other works of fiction include Cat’s Eye, finalist 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; The MaddAddam Trilogy; and Hag-Seed. Margaret even penned a short story, The Stone Mattress, aboard an Adventure Canada expedition.
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The late Graeme Gibson, storyteller and poet Svanur Thorkelsson, and author Margaret Atwood, all Adventure Canada staff experts on our Iceland Circumnavigation, 2018
She is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade, the Franz Kafka International Literary Prize, the PEN Center USA Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Los Angeles Times Innovator’s Award. She lives in Toronto.
As a special guest, Margaret Atwood delivers onboard presentations while enjoying the wonders of expedition travel with Adventure Canada.