“Three things tell a man: his eyes, his friends and his favorite quotes.”
Margaret Atwood (Canadian Novelist)
Date of Birth:
November 18, 1939
Margaret Eleanor Atwood, CC is a Canadian writer. A prolific poet, novelist, literary critic, feminist and activist, she is a winner of the Booker Prize and Arthur C. Clarke Award, and has been a finalist for the Governor General's Award seven times, winning twice. Atwood is among the most-honoured authors of fiction in recent history. While she is best known for her work as a novelist, her poetry is noteworthy. Many of her poems have been inspired by myths, and fairy tales, which were an interest of hers from an early age. Atwood also published short stories in Playboy magazine.