Full Bibliography

Novels:

  • The Edible Woman; McClelland & Stewart, 1969; Andre Deutsch, 1969; Atlantic Little-Brown, 1970.
  • Surfacing; McClelland & Stewart, 1972; Andre Deutsch, 1973; Simon & Schuster, 1973.
  • Lady Oracle; McClelland & Stewart, Simon & Schuster, Deutsch, 1976.
  • Life Before Man; McClelland & Stewart, 1979; Simon & Schuster, Cape, 1980.
  • Bodily Harm; McClelland & Stewart, 1981; Simon & Schuster, Cape, 1981.
  • The Handmaid’s Tale; McClelland & Stewart, Houghton Mifflin, 1985; Cape, 1985.
  • Cat’s Eye; McClelland & Stewart, 1988; Doubleday, 1989; Bloomsbury, 1989.
  • The Robber Bride; McClelland & Stewart, 1993; Bloomsbury, 1993; Doubleday, 1993.
  • Alias Grace; McClelland & Stewart, 1996; Bloomsbury, 1996; Doubleday, 1996.
  • The Blind Assassin; McClelland & Stewart, 2000; Bloomsbury, 2000; Doubleday, 2000.
  • Oryx and Crake; McClelland & Stewart, 2003; Bloomsbury, 2003; Doubleday, 2003.
  • The Penelopiad; Alfred A. Knopf Canada, 2005; Canongate, 2005.
  • The Year of the Flood; McClelland & Stewart, 2009; Bloomsbury, 2009; Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2009.
  • MaddAddam; McClelland & Stewart, 2013; Bloomsbury, 2013; Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2013.

Short Fiction:

  • Dancing Girls; McClelland & Stewart, S&S, 1977; Cape, 1979.
  • Murder in the Dark; Coach House Press, 1983.
  • Bluebeard’s Egg; McClelland & Stewart, 1983; Houghton Mifflin, 1985.
  • Wilderness Tips; McClelland & Stewart, 1991; Doubleday, 1991; Bloomsbury, 1991.
  • Good Bones; Coach House Press, 1992; Bloomsbury, 1992; Doubleday, 1994.
  • The Tent; McClelland & Stewart, 2006; Bloomsbury, 2006; Doubleday, 2006.
  • Moral Disorder; McClelland & Stewart, 2006; Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2006; Bloomsbury, 2006.

Children’s Books:

  • Up in the Tree; McClelland & Stewart, 1978.
  • Anna’s Pet (with Joyce Barkhouse); James Lorimer & Co., 1980.
  • For the Birds; Douglas & McIntyre, 1990.
  • Princess Prunella and the Purple Peanut; Key Porter, 1995; Workman Publishing, 1995.
  • Rude Ramsay and the Roaring Radishes; Key Porter, 2003; Bloomsbury, 2003.
  • Bashful Bob and Doleful Dorinda; Key Porter, 2004; Bloomsbury, 2004.
  • Up in the Tree (facsimile reprint); Groundwood Books, 2006.
  • Wandering Wenda and Widow Wallop’s Wunderground Washery; McArthur & Co., 2011.

Poetry:

  • The Circle Game; Cranbrook Academy of Art, 1964; Contact Press, 1966; Anansi, 1967.
  • The Animals in That Country; Oxford University Press, 1969; Atlantic Little-Brown, 1968.
  • The Journals of Susanna Moodie; Oxford, 1970 illus. by Margaret Atwood; illus. by Charlie Pachter, Macfarlane, Walter & Ross, 1997.
  • Procedures for Underground; Oxford, 1970; Atlantic Little-Brown, 1970.
  • Power Politics; Anansi, 1971; Harper & Row, 1973.
  • You Are Happy; Oxford, 1974; Harper & Row, 1975.
  • Selected Poems; Oxford, 1976; Simon & Schuster, 1978.
  • Selected Poems, 1965-1975; Houghton Mifflin, Oxford, 1976.
  • Two-Headed Poems; Oxford, 1978.
  • True Stories; Oxford, 1981.
  • Interlunar; Oxford, 1984.
  • Selected Poems II: Poems Selected and New, 1976-1986; Oxford, 1986; Houghton Mifflin, 1987.
  • Selected Poems 1966-1984; Oxford University Press, 1990.
  • Margaret Atwood Poems 1976-1986; Virago Press Limited, 1991.
  • Morning in the Burned House; McClelland & Stewart, 1995; Houghton Mifflin, 1995, Virago Press, 1995.
  • Eating Fire: Selected Poetry 1965-1995; Virago, 1998.
  • The Door; McClelland & Stewart, 2007; Houghton Mifflin 2007; Virago 2007.

Non-Fiction:

  • Survival: A Thematic Guide to Canadian Literature; Anansi, 1972. Reprinted 2012.
  • Days of the Rebels 1815-1840; Toronto, Natural Science of Canada, 1977.
  • Second Words: Selected Critical Prose; Anansi, 1982.
  • Strange Things: The Malevolent North in Canadian Literature; Oxford University Press, 1995.
  • Negotiating with the Dead: A Writer on Writing; Cambridge University Press, 2002.
  • Moving Targets: Writing with Intent 1982-2004; Anansi, 2004.
  • Curious Pursuits: Occasional Writing; Virago, 2005.
  • Writing with Intent: Essays, Reviews, Personal Prose 1983-2005; Carroll & Graf, 2005.
  • Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth; Anansi, 2008.
  • In Other Worlds: SF and the Human Imagination; Signal/McClelland & Stewart, 2011; Virago, 2011; Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2011.

Small Press Editions:

Poetry:

  • Double Persephone; Hawkshead Press, 1961; pamphlet.
  • Kaleidoscopes Baroque: a poem; Cranbrook Academy of Art, 1965.
  • Talismans for Children; Crankbrook Academy of Art, 1965.
  • Speeches for Doctor Frankenstein; Cranbrook Academy of Art, 1966.
  • Marsh, Hawk; Dreadnaught, 1977.
  • Notes Towards a Poem that Can Never be Written; Salamader Press, 1981.
  • Snake Poems; Salamander Press, 1983.

Fiction:

  • Encounters with the Element Man; Concord, New Hampshire, Ewert, 1982.
  • Unearthing Suite; Grand Union Press, 1983.
  • Bottle; Hay Festival, 2004.
  • I Dream of Zenia with the Bright Red Teeth; The Walrus / Coach House Press, 2012.

Television Scripts:

  • “The Servant Girl”, CBC, 1974.
  • “Snowbird”, 1981.
  • “Heaven on Earth” (with Peter Pearson), 1986.

Radio Scripts:

  • “The Trumpets of Summer”, CBC Radio, 1964.

Recordings:

  • “The Poetry and Voice of Margaret Atwood”, Caedmon, 1977.
  • “Margaret Atwood reads from The Handmaid’s Tale”, Caedmon, 1985.
  • “Margaret Atwood reads Unearthing Suite”, American Audio Prose Library, 1985.
  • Rude Ramsay and the Roaring Radishes, Bloomsbury, 2006.
  • “Margaret Atwood reads from The Door”, Houghton Mifflin, 2007.

Edited:

  • The Best American Short Stories (with Shannon Ravenel); Houghton Mifflin, 1989.
  • The Canlit Foodbook; Totem Books (Collins Publishers), 1987.
  • The New Oxford Book of Canadian Verse in English; Oxford University Press, 1982.
  • The Oxford Book of Canadian Short Stories in English (with Robert Weaver); Oxford University Press, 1986.
  • The New Oxford Book of Canadian Short Stories in English (with Robert Weaver); Oxford University Press, 1995.

Theatre:

  • The Penelopiad – The Play; Produced by NAC / RSC; Script by Faber & Faber, 2007.

 


Ms. Atwood’s reviews and critical articles have appeared in Canadian Literature, Maclean’s, Saturday Night, This Magazine, New York Times Book Review, The Globe and Mail, The National Post, The Toronto Star, The Nation, Books In Canada, The Washington Post, The Harvard Educational Review, and many others.

Ms. Atwood’s work has been translated into French, German, Italian, Urdu, Estonian, Romanian, Serbo-Croatian, Catalan, Turkish, Russian, Finnish, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Portuguese, Greek, Polish, Japanese, Icelandic, Spanish, Hebrew, and several other languages. All of the fiction is available in paperback in Canada, the U.S., and the U.K.

Surfacing was produced as a film by a Canadian production company in 1981. The Handmaid’s Tale was adapted for the screen by Harold Pinter, directed by Volker Schlorndorf and released in 1990, starring Natasha Richardson and Robert Duvall. The Royal Winnipeg Ballet is premiering a performance based on the same novel in 2013. The Robber Bride was adapted as a TV movie featuring Mary Louise Parker in 2007.