Biography for MaddAddam
Random House, Inc.
MARGARET ATWOOD, whose work has been published in thirty-five countries, is the author of more than forty books of fiction, poetry, and critical essays. In addition toThe Handmaid's Tale, her novels include Cat's Eye, short-listed for the Booker Prize;Alias Grace, which won the Giller Prize in Canada and the Premio Mondello in Italy;The Blind Assassin, winner of the 2000 Booker Prize; Oryx and Crake, short-listed for the 2003 Man Booker Prize; and her most recent,The Year of the Flood. She is the recipient of the Los Angeles Times Innovator's Award, and lives in Toronto with the writer Graeme Gibson.