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Margaret Atwood

1939 - Today

Margaret Atwood

Margaret Eleanor Atwood (born November 18, 1939) is a Canadian poet, novelist, literary critic, essayist, teacher, environmental activist and inventor. Since 1961, she has published 18 books of poetry, 18 novels, 11 books of non-fiction, nine collections of short fiction, eight children's books, and two graphic novels, as well as a number of small press editions of both poetry and fiction. Atwood has won numerous awards and honors for her writing, including the Booker Prize (twice), Arthur C. Clarke Award, Governor General's Award, Franz Kafka Prize, Princess of Asturias Awards, and the National Book Critics and PEN Center USA Lifetime Achievement Awards. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Margaret Atwood has received more than 5,868,594 page views. Her biography is available in 64 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 466th most popular writer.

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Margaret Atwood ranks 463 out of 4,883Before her are Athenaeus, Laurence Sterne, Boris Vian, Sándor Petőfi, William Wordsworth, and Natsume Sōseki. After her are Sidney Sheldon, Shams Tabrizi, Saint Naum, Paul Claudel, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Saul Bellow.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1939, Margaret Atwood ranks 18Before her are Marvin Gaye, Ralph Lauren, Harvey Keitel, Jackie Stewart, Giovanni Trapattoni, and Peter Grünberg. After her are George Lazenby, Ada Yonath, Romano Prodi, Giovanni Falcone, Laurent-Désiré Kabila, and Clay Regazzoni.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Margaret Atwood ranks 15 out of 840Before her are Erving Goffman (1922), Jim Carrey (1962), James Cameron (1954), Justin Trudeau (1971), Glenn Gould (1932), and Eric Berne (1910). After her are Saul Bellow (1915), Willard Boyle (1924), Michael J. Fox (1961), Paul Anka (1941), Frederick Banting (1891), and Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874).

Among WRITERS In Canada

Among writers born in Canada, Margaret Atwood ranks 2Before her are Alice Munro (1931). After her are Saul Bellow (1915), Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874), A. E. van Vogt (1912), Brian Tracy (1944), Denis Villeneuve (1967), Igor Gouzenko (1919), David Shore (1959), Shulamith Firestone (1945), David Morrell (1943), and Gordon R. Dickson (1923).

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