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Alice Walker

American author and activist

1944   -  

country of citizenship: United States of America
language of expression: English
educated at: Sarah Lawrence College, Spelman College, Russell Sage College
occupation: writer, poet, novelist, essayist, university teacher, civil rights advocate, educator, short story writer, children's writer, screenwriter, actor, film producer, climate activist
award received: John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, National Book Award for Fiction, Lillian Smith Book Award, Humanist of the Year, Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, Candace Award, California Hall of Fame, Carl Sandburg Literary Award, LennonOno Grant for Peace, O. Henry Award
www.alicewalkersgarden.com

Alice Malsenior Tallulah-Kate Walker (born February 9, 1944) is an American novelist, short story writer, poet, and social activist. In 1982, she wrote the novel The Color Purple, for which she won the National Book Award for hardcover fiction, and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. She also wrote the novels Meridian (1976) and The Third Life of Grange Copeland (1970). An avowed feminist, Walker coined the term womanist to mean "A black feminist or feminist of color" in 1983.
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The Color Purple

1982 novel by Alice Walker

author: Alice Walker

1982

Everyday Use

short story by Alice Walker

author: Alice Walker

1973

In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens

book by Alice Walker

author: Alice Walker

1983

Meridian

novel by Alice Walker

author: Alice Walker

1976

Possessing the Secret of Joy

novel by Alice Walker

author: Alice Walker

1992

The Temple of My Familiar

novel by Alice Walker

author: Alice Walker

1989

The Third Life of Grange Copeland

novel by Alice Walker

author: Alice Walker

1970

Warrior Marks

book by Alice Walker

author: Alice Walker, Pratibha Parmar

1993

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