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Margaret Atwood to appear at Kitchener’s Centre in the Square

Author Margaret Atwood poses for a photo as she promotes "Alias Grace," at the Toronto International Film Festival, in Toronto on Wednesday, Sept.13, 2017.
Author Margaret Atwood poses for a photo as she promotes "Alias Grace," at the Toronto International Film Festival, in Toronto on Wednesday, Sept.13, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Legendary Canadian author Margaret Atwood will be at the Centre in the Square in Kitchener for a special appearance on May 30.

Atwood will join musician and author Dave Bidini on stage to discuss themes, perception and inspiration behind her most provocative works.

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A media release says, “Bidini will moderate the discussion, which will include art, technology and the role of girls and women in STEAM.”

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The show is being held in support of The Museum, with a portion of all ticket sales going to education programming.

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VIP tickets will allow those in attendance to attend a special session with the The Handmaid’s Tale author afterwards.