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Alice Walker
  • Name: Alice Walker
  • Born: 02/09/1944 (77 years old)
  • Occupation: Novelist, short story writer, poet, political activist
  • Website: http://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.

Awards: Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1983, awd, National Book Award, 1983

School: Spelman College, Sarah Lawrence College

Genre: African-American literature

Birth Place: Eatonton, Georgia, U.S.

Website: http://alicewalkersgarden.com/

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