“A word after a word after a word is power.”

Margaret Atwood is a Canadian Author, Poet. Since 1961, Atwood has published over sixty-six works and has won numerous awards and honors for her writing. Additionally, many of her works such as The Handmaid’s Tale and Alias Grace have been adapted for film and television, thus increasing her exposure. Atwood’s works contain topics such as gender, identity, feminism, religion, climate change, animal rights, and the power of politics. She uses her writing to inform her large audience about these subjects and warn of the repercussions if people in power handle conflicts and inequalities incorrectly. Most famously, Atwood has long been a compelling icon for women’s rights activists and has centered much of her writing on women seeking their relationship to the world and the individuals around them.

Nationality: Canadian

Q. What is the most important lesson life has taught you?

A. The only way out is through.