The Vancouver Writers Fest presents Margaret Atwood in Conversation with Cherie Dimaline

October 14 - October 18

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The Handmaid’s Tale author and global sensation Margaret Atwood joins celebrated author Cherie Dimaline to discuss The Testaments, writing process and place in an exceptional event recorded at the Chan Centre for Performing Arts. In a conversation that reached far beyond the borders of Gilead, this event was like no other with Ms. Atwood; one that touched on a myriad of topics, from personal to political.

In a brilliant sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, Atwood answers questions that have tantalized readers of The Handmaid’s Tale for decades. Margaret Atwood’s sequel picks up the story fifteen years after Offred stepped into the unknown, with the explosive testaments of three female narrators from Gilead.

Acknowledgement

Presented by the Vancouver Writers Fest, located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

This event was organized in collaboration with the Canada Council for the Arts to celebrate the finalists and winners of the Governor General’s Literary Awards, and was presented in partnership with the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts and Tourism Vancouver.

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Authors/Artists
Cherie Dimaline, Margaret Atwood, Vancouver Writers Fest
Language

English

Topics

Podcasts / Audio Books, Women