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Graeme Gibson and Margaret Atwood discuss writing

Poet, novelist, storywriter and essayist — the Ottawa native is a Canadian literary giant. Margaret Atwood first raised eyebrows as a young poet in the 1960s. Since then, one of Canada's most written about writers has struggled to keep her personal life private. Over her prolific career, Atwood has earned a reputation for being brilliant but aloof. But her caustic tongue and wicked sense of humour only fuel Atwood's stature as an internationally acclaimed writer.

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A nervous Gibson interviews the acclaimed writer, his future wife.

Medium: Radio
Program: Anthology
Broadcast Date: Aug. 5, 1972
Guest: Margaret Atwood
Interviewer: Graeme Gibson
Duration: 14:18

Last updated: August 5, 2014

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