Margaret Atwood in Prague – Hag-Seed and Other Work
Added: October 19, 2017
Margaret Eleanor Atwood is a Canadian novelist, poet, literary critic, feminist and social activist. From 1984 to 1986 she was president of the PEN Club. A Harvard University graduate, she explores Canadian literature and national identity in her academic work. She is the author of numerous short stories, novels, poetry collections and children’s books. Among her works are the psychological novel Life Before Man (1979), The Robber Bride (1993), The Blind Assassin (2000), the social sci-fi Oryx and Crake (2003), Hag-Seed (2016) and the short story collections Bluebeard’s Egg (1983) and The Tent (2006). Her best-known work is the “speculative” novel set in the near future The Handmaid’s Tale (1985), which this year was turned into a TV series.