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Margaret Atwood

(2012/2013 Lectures)

Tue, Feb 12
8:00 PM
Event Sponsors: Marcia & John Mike Cohen

An Evening with Margaret Atwood

“She enchants us so convincingly that after her spell is over, the ‘real’ world seems temporarily transformed.” NPR

A giant of modern literature and a speculative fiction icon, Margaret Atwood has anticipated, satirized and even changed the popular preconceptions of our time. Both serious-minded and wickedly funny, she is uniquely adored by readers and critics worldwide. In more than 40 books, from classics like The Handmaid’s Tale and The Blind Assassin to her recent novel The Year of the Flood, the Booker Prize-winning author explores critical issues with a poet’s voice. After a long absence, Atwood returns to Campbell Hall to share her observations and witty commentary on literature, social activism, technology and art, and the artist’s role in society.

Books will be available for purchase and signing

Distinguished Visiting Fellow in the College of Creative Studies


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