The buzz is growing over Alias Grace, and we can’t wait. The miniseries adapts Atwood’s book about Grace Marks, a Canadian maid who is accused and convicted of murdering her employers in 1843. See the official trailer on Entertainment Weekly.
Margaret Atwood is the 2017 winner of the St. Louis Literary Award. The ceremony will be on September 19th at the Sheldon Concert Hall in Grand Center, St. Louis.
“Renegades and Revenge: Hag-Seed &/or The Heart Goes Last.” 250-300 word abstract and a short bio by 15 March 2017; Eleonora Rao (email@example.com)
Congratulations, to Margaret Atwood, winner of a lifetime achievement award from the National Book Critics Circle!
Congratulations to the 2016 winners!
- Best Undergraduate Essay: Madison Gretzky for “After the Fall: Humanity Narrated in Margaret Atwood’s MaddAddam Trilogy.”
- Best Book: Jackie Shead’s monograph Margaret Atwood: Crime Fiction Writer. The Reworking of a Popular Genre (Ashgate: 2015).
- Humor as Social Critique in Margaret Atwood’s Novels, Short Stories, and Poetry
Friday, 6 January
5:15–6:30 p.m., 110B, Pennsylvania Convention Center
Presiding: Eleonora Rao, Univ. of Salerno
- “The Place You Would Rather Not Know About: Bearing Witness through Humor,” Lauren Rule Maxwell, The Citadel
- “Satirical Freudianism in Margaret Atwood’s The Edible Woman,” Kate Marantz, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst
- “Epistolary Atwood: Humor, the Open Letter, and Readerly Communities,” Collin Campbell, Memorial Univ. of Newfoundland