© Luis Mora
Margaret Atwood, born in Ottawa in 1939, is one of the most important storytellers of our time. Her "Report of the Maid" became the cult book of an entire generation. To this day, she continues to demonstrate her keen political intuition, her clairvoyance for dangerous developments and currents. She has received many awards, including the renowned Man Booker Prize, the Nelly Sachs Prize, the Pen Pinter Prize and the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade. Margaret Atwood lives in Toronto.