Margaret Atwood

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2014

    Is Ann Leckie the Next Big Thing in Science Fiction?

    Ann Leckie shuffles the stack of rejection letters she has spread across a small wooden table. Seated in an engulfing armchair in the foyer of the Webster University library, the gray-haired 48-year-old peers down at them through a set of bookish, black-framed glasses. She's soft-spoken and almost s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2012

    The GMO Pig: An Idea Whose Time Has Not Yet Come

    Does anyone remember Margaret Atwood's dystopian novel Oryx and Crake? It concerned, in part, unscrupulous scientists who bred genetically-modified chickens that were all breast -- no heads or tails or legs. Atwood's vision confirmed the worst fears of anyone who opposes GMO's. It's also, it turns o ... More >>

  • News

    January 30, 2008

    River Styx keeps on rolling.

    After thirty-plus years, it's still a literary force of nature.