‘Handmaid’s Tale’ author Margaret Atwood is coming to Australia

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‘Handmaid’s Tale’ author Margaret Atwood is coming to Australia

Margaret Atwood
Margaret Atwood, photo by Liam Sharp

Inside the mind of one of the greatest living writers.

Award-winning author Margaret Atwood is heading to stages across the country to celebrate the release of Testaments, the sequel to beloved dystopian novel The Handmaid’s Tale.

The in-conversation event will cover the acclaimed writer’s career, her diverse body of work and the motivation behind releasing a sequel 34 years after the first instalment was published. To date, Atwood has written more than 50 books of fiction, poetry and essays and has nabbed plenty of awards in the process.

“I am so happy to be returning to Australia, where I have spent much time in the past, and where readers have always been so warm and welcoming,” Atwood said in a statement.

Check out Margaret Atwood’s tour dates below:

Sunday February 16 — Darling Harbour Theatre, Sydney NSW

Monday February 17 — Darling Harbour Theatre, Sydney NSW

Wednesday Feburary 19 — Canberra Theatre, Canberra ACT

Saturday February 22 — QPAC, Brisbane QLD

Sunday February 23 — Hamer Hall, Melbourne VIC

Monday February 24 — Hobart Wrestpoint, Hobart TAS

Sunday March 1 — Perth Riverside Theatre, Perth WA

Tickets to In Conversation with Margaret Atwood go on sale Friday November 29 via the tour website.

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