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  • Born February 9, 1944 in Eatonton, GA, which is a farming community in Middle Georgia.

  • Has written 5 novels, 4 books of essays and 5 poetry books (one being a collected work of poems.) The most famous of her books is of course The Color Purple which was nominated for a National Book Critics' Award, and won a American Book Award.

  • Was the first African-American ever to win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

  • She currently lives in Mendocino, California with her dog Marley. Her most recent book is By the Light of My Father's Smile.

Alice Walker's Historical Firsts...

(You know that Alice Walker was the first African-American to win the Pulitzer Prize for in fiction in 1983...but what else has she won? You might not have known that Ms. Walker won...

  • A Prize from The American Scholar for her essay, The Civil Rights Movement: Was It Good?"

  • Lillian Smith Award from the Southern Regional Council for her book of poetry Revolutionary Petunias and Other Poems

  • Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Award from the American Institute of Arts and Letters for her collection of short stories called In Love and In Trouble: Stories of Black Women.

  • An American Book Award for The Color Purple


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    Alice's Fantastic Fanatic Section!!!

    Really STRANGE & SPECIFIC...(and some not so feminist facts...) that only a Fanatic wants to know...

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    Living By Grace: The Life and Times of Alice Walker
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