Margaret Atwood turns 75

Nov 18, 2014 | News

By Karina Nowysz

Acclaimed Canadian author, Margaret Atwood celebrates her 75th birthday today.

An author of more than 50 published works including poetry and children’s literature, she is best known for her novels, like The Handmaid’s Tale.

She has won many awards for her work, including the Governor General’s Award, The Man Booker Prize, Arthur C. Clarke Award and more.

Besides being an award-winning author, Atwood has established herself on the digital platform.

She has a strong online publishing presence on Byliner where she has written her novel, Positron.

We take a look at some of her notable achievements and career highlights.

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