Margaret Atwood is the world-renowned author of more than 50 books of fiction, poetry and critical essays.

The multi-award-winning author has also worked as a cartoonist, illustrator, librettist, playwright and puppeteer. Her novels include Cat’s Eye, The Robber Bride, Alias Grace, The Blind Assassin and the MaddAddam trilogy.

Her 1985 classic, The Handmaid’s Tale, was followed in 2019 by a sequel, The Testaments, which was a global number one bestseller and won the Booker Prize. She has also been shortlisted for The Man Booker International Prize 2005 and 2007 for her entire body of work.

In 2020, she published Dearly, her first collection of poetry for a decade. 


Other nominated books

The Handmaid's Tale
Cat's Eye
Alias Grace
The Blind Assassin
Prize winner
Oryx and Crake