Margaret Atwood

Thursday, October 3, 2013, 7:30 pm
Venue: Nourse Theater

Series: "On Arts" Benefiting 826 Valencia Scholarship Program

Margaret Atwood is the author of more than fifty volumes of poetry, children’s literature, fiction, and non-fiction and is perhaps best known for her novels, which include The Handmaid’s Tale, The Robber Bride, Alias Grace, and The Blind AssassinHer non-fiction book, Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth, part of the Massey Lecture series, appeared in 2008.  Atwood has won numerous awards for a prolific output that spans nearly every literary discipline; she has published fifteen books of poetry, four collections of stories and three collections of unclassifiable short prose works.  In 2004 Atwood co-invented the Long Pen TM, a remote signing device.  Atwood’s most recent book, MaddAddam, is the third and final installment in a dystopian trilogy that began with Oryx and Crake and continued with The Year of the Flood.