Atwood to get lifetime achievement award

LOS ANGELES — Margaret Atwood is receiving a lifetime achievement award from one of the world’s oldest literary organizations. PEN Center USA announced Wednesday that Atwood will accept the honor at the group’s annual Literary Awards Festival in October. Atwood has written more than 40 books of fiction, poetry and essays. The television adaptation of her novel “The Handmaid’s Tale” premiered on Hulu earlier this year.