Margaret Atwood Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Husband, Net Worth

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Margaret Atwood (Margaret Eleanor Atwood)

Last Updated: 13 Nov, 2023 | Views: 179

Age: 84

Profession: Poet

Other Profession(s): Inventor, NoveList, Activist, Teacher, Businessperson

Famous For: Founder of the Griffin Poetry Prize

Higher Education: Victoria College, Toronto (BA)Radcliffe College (MA)

Net Worth: $20 Million Approx.

Margaret Atwood Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
18 Nov, 1939 (84 Years 06 Months 1 Day)

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Margaret Atwood Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Margaret Atwood, born on November 18, 1939, is a popular Canadian writer, poet, and environmental activist. Themes covered by Atwood's writings include gender and identity, religion and myth, the influence of language, global warming, and "power politics". Her thought-provoking works explore themes such as feminism, dystopia, and environmentalism, captivating readers with her distinctive storytelling and imaginative narratives. 

Margaret Atwood Career:

•    1961: Margaret Atwood published her first poetry collection, "Double Persephone," which established her as a promising young poet.
•    1966: Atwood published her first novel, "The Edible Woman," a satirical exploration of gender roles and consumerism.
•    1985: Atwood's novel "The Handmaid's Tale" was published, gaining widespread acclaim and becoming a literary classic. The novel explores themes of oppression and feminism in a dystopian society.
•    2000: Atwood released "The Blind Assassin," which won the prestigious Booker Prize and solidified her reputation as a masterful storyteller.

Margaret Atwood  Famous Works:

•    1969: "The Edible Woman"
•    1985: "The Handmaid's Tale"
•    1996: "Alias Grace"
•    2003: "Oryx and Crake"
•    2019: "The Testaments" (sequel to "The Handmaid's Tale")

Margaret Atwood Awards and Honors:

•    1986: Atwood won Governor General's Award for Fiction for "The Handmaid's Tale"
•    2000: Atwood won Booker Prize for Fiction for "The Blind Assassin"
•    2016: Atwood received PEN Pinter Prize for her outstanding literary achievement and her commitment to human rights and free speech

Margaret Atwood Personal life:

•    1968: Margaret Atwood married writer Graeme Gibson and had a daughter named Eleanor.
•    2019: Atwood and Gibson separated after over four decades of marriage.

Margaret Atwood Activism:

•    2004: Atwood became an honorary president of the Rare Bird Club, an international group dedicated to the conservation of rare birds and their habitats.
•    2019: Atwood participated in the global climate strikes, advocating for action against climate change.

Margaret Atwood Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 163 cm
In Meters 1.63 m
In feet & Inches 5'4"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 60 Kg
In Pounds 132 lbs

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Margaret Atwood Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Carl Edmund Atwood

Mother's Name
Margaret Dorothy Killam

Jim Polk

Harold Leslie Atwood

Ruth Atwood


Eleanor Atwood Gibson

Margaret Atwood Social Media, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

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