Margaret Atwood Quotes (216 quotes)
“A ratio of failures is built into the process of writing. The wastebasket has evolved for a reason.”
Moving targets: writing with intent, 1982-2004 (2004 edition), House of Anansi Press Inc
True stories (1981 edition)
“Another belief of mine; that everyone else my age is an adult, whereas I am merely in disguise.”
Cat's Eye (1988)
Bluebeard's Egg (2012 edition), Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - ISBN: 9780544146730
“I've never understood why people consider youth a time of freedom and joy. It's probably because they have forgotten their own.”
Dancing Girls (2012 edition), Simon and Schuster - ISBN: 9781451686845
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Born: November 18, 1939 (age 79)
Occupation: Novelist, poet
Bio: Margaret Eleanor Atwood is a Canadian poet, novelist, literary critic, essayist, and environmental activist. She is among the most-honored authors of fiction in recent history. She is a winner of the Arthur C.