Margaret Atwood, "of Canadian Sci-Fi author fame"

Margaret Atwood will unveil her invention, the LongPen, which will purportedly allow authors to sign books for fans long-distance via a robotic hand that emulates the movement of the author’s real hand, at the London Book Fair in a couple of weeks. I seriously doubt it will catch on, but whether it does or not, I got a kick out of the way she’s identified by gadget blog Gizmodo:

Margaret Atwood of Canadian Sci-Fi author fame…

Since Margaret Atwood has famously distanced herself on more than one occasion from claims that she writes science fiction (a.k.a. “talking squids in outer space”), this amuses me.

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