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Name Margaret Atwood
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I've been a writer since 1956. I've seen writing and publishing change a lot over the years. I look forward to exploring the ways Wattpad connects people to reading and writing, and may help give them confidence through feedback from readers.

My website is

The website for the Maddaddam series is

You can find the Facebook page at

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You can find the Positron serial novel I'm writing at

I am also an inventor and entrepreneur. Six years ago, the LongPen -- the first it's-really-your-signature in pen on paper, but remotely -- made its debut. It is now part of the services offered by; and is also the basis for a writer/creator/fan/reader service being built at 

NEWEST NEWS:  The Happy Zombie Sunrise Home, written with Naomi Alderman. You can find four episodes on her Wattpad page now!

The new picture was taken by Cat Sparks at the Key West Literary Seminar on Speculative Fiction in 2012.


MaddAddam Reading Group Guide

MaddAddam Reading Group Guide

1 page, updated Sep 03, 2013GCompleted
A reading group guide for MaddAddam.
738 reads votes 18 comments 3
Why I Wrote MaddAddam

Why I Wrote MaddAddam

4 parts / 2 pages, updated Sep 03, 2013PGCompleted
Why did you write MaddAddam, I’m sometimes asked?
17,609 reads votes 296 comments 9
The MaddAddam Trilogy: The Story So Far

The MaddAddam Trilogy: The Story So Far

3 parts / 2 pages, updated Sep 03, 2013PG-13Completed
Bringing together "Oryx and Crake" and "The Year of the Flood," this thrilling conclusion to Margaret Atwood's speculative ficti... read more
1,661 reads votes 37 comments 1
Year of the Flood (MaddAddam Trilogy, #2)

Year of the Flood (MaddAddam Trilogy, #2)

3 parts / 3 pages, updated Sep 03, 2013PGCompleted
The long-awaited new novel from Margaret Atwood. The Year of the Flood is a dystopic masterpiece and a testament to her visionary power. The times a... read more
1,884 reads votes 49 comments 3
Oryx and Crake (MaddAddam Trilogy, #1)

Oryx and Crake (MaddAddam Trilogy, #1)

7 parts / 11 pages, updated Sep 03, 2013PG-13Completed
This is Margaret Atwood at the absolute peak of her powers. For readers of "Oryx and Crake," nothing will ever look the same again. The narra... read more
6,144 reads votes 174 comments 25
Speeches For Doctor Frankenstein

Speeches For Doctor Frankenstein

7 parts / 2 pages, updated Nov 02, 2012VideoPictures
In 1966, before they were international sensations, Margaret Atwood and Charles Pachter teamed up to create Speeches for Doctor Frankenstein — now a uniqu... read more
5,840 reads votes 108 comments 14
Thriller Suite: New Poems

Thriller Suite: New Poems

5 parts / 2 pages, updated Oct 01, 2012PG-13Completed
In Thriller Suite -- appearing serially for the first time on Wattpad -- Margaret Atwood has gathered these new poems inspired by her long history as a reader of ... read more
349,194 reads votes 1,862 comments 432

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