Margaret Atwood - Author

Margaret Atwood

Author

Author of more than fifty books of fiction, poetry, critical essays, and graphic novels

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, will be published in September 2019. It is the long-awaited sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, now an award-winning TV series.

The testaments book cover

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 Atwood And Her Husbent Iceland

Authors Margaret Atwood and Graeme Gibson in Iceland, on Adventure Canada's 2018 Iceland Circumnavigation.

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 with the writer Graeme Gibson.

As a special guest, Atwood will deliver a presentation while enjoying the wonders of expedition travel with Adventure Canada.