Margaret Atwood is being celebrated for her contributions to Canadian literature with a different stamp, unveiled on Thursday.
Canada Publish introduced the stamp at a Toronto event, which integrated speeches through filmmaker Sarah Polley and activist Ceta Ramkhalawansingh.
It includes a picture of Atwood resting her hand on her face, together with her famous line “a phrase after a phrase after a word is power,” from her poem Spelling, repeated in the background.
Atwood instructed the gang at the Toronto Reference Library that the tribute has inspired “stamp envy” among her friends, including one that exclaimed, “you’re not even lifeless but.”
The EIGHTY TWO-12 months vintage referred to that a variety of dwelling luminaries are featured on Canadian postage, however quipped she doubted that would allay the outrage about her “loss of deadness.”
considered one of Canada’s so much prolific and decorated writers, Atwood’s bibliography spans greater than 50 books of poetry, fiction, grievance, essays and photo novels.
The tribute comes weeks after Atwood shared, on Twitter, a Toronto Superstar opinion piece arguing the phrase “woman” used to be becoming a filthy phrase — drawing condemnations and accusations of transphobia, each online and in the media.