Resided Alliston, Ontario
Margaret Eleanor Atwood is a poet, novelist, literary critic, essayist, and environmental activist.
Born in 1939 in Ottawa.
Lived in Alliston, Ontario in 1973-1980
Margaret Atwood is the author of more than forty books of fiction, poetry, and critical essays.
She is a winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award and Prince of Asturias Award for Literature, has been shortlisted for the Booker Prize five times, winning once, and has been a finalist for the Governor General’s Award several times, winning twice.
Documentary on Margaret Atwood | 2010 | By vformationTV
Alliston is a settlement in Simcoe County in Ontario. It has been part of the Town of New Tecumseth since the 1991 amalgamation of Alliston and nearby villages of Beeton, Tottenham, and the Township of Tecumseth.
The town grew as a commercial centre for the area farmers and was best known as a potato-growing area.