Margaret Atwood
#197 Overall Influence

Margaret Atwood

Canadian writer

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Margaret Eleanor Atwood is a Canadian poet, novelist, literary critic, essayist, teacher, environmental activist and inventor. Since 1961, she has published 18 books of poetry, 18 novels, 11 books of non-fiction, nine collections of short fiction, eight children’s books, and two graphic novels, as well as a number of small press editions of both poetry and fiction. Atwood has won numerous awards and honors for her writing, including the Booker Prize , Arthur C. Clarke Award, Governor General’s Award, Franz Kafka Prize, Princess of Asturias Awards, and the National Book Critics and PEN Center USA Lifetime Achievement Awards. A number of her works have been adapted for film and television, increasing her exposure.

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Concordia University
Concordia University

University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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Sir George Williams University
Sir George Williams University

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Harvard University
Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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University of British Columbia
University of British Columbia

Public research university in British Columbia, Canada

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York University
York University

University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Radcliffe College

Former women's college in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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University of Toronto
University of Toronto

University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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New York University
New York University

Private research university in New York City

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University of Alberta
University of Alberta

Public research university in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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#48 World Rank
Literature
#165 World Rank
Education