Alice Walker

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United States writer (born in 1944)

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Plus, Pulitzer-Prize winner Alice Walker submits an open letter to Barack Obama as he breaks monumental ground.
writers for decades, Alice Walker is known for her political activism as well as for her novels, essays, poetry, and other writings.
Alice Walker, "Diary of an African Nun," in In Love and Trouble:Stories of Black Woman (New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1967), pp.
The Barnes & Noble Stage will feature Mitch Albom, Eric Jerome Dickey, William Gibson, Arianna Huffington, Karen Hughes, Dean Koontz, Chang-rae Lee, Brett Lott, George Pelecanos, Nicholas Sparks & Micah Sparks, Neal Stephenson, Alice Walker and Tobias Wolff.
THE LIFE of Alice Walker, born in the segregated South to sharecropper parents, is a lens through which a painful part of this country's history can be closely observed.
Details of meetings with June Jordan and James Bald win, Michelle Cliff and Pat Parker, as well as specifics of contact with my mother, Alice Walker, when they were both nominated in 1974 (with Adrienne Rich and Allen Ginsberg) for the National Book Award, serve to further locate Lorde within her artistic milieu.
Some of the authors are well known, such as the editor, Susan Richards Shreve, Anna Quindlen, and Alice Walker, but some of the most poignant writing comes from young authors, like Bich Minh Nguyen, especially those who came to America from a different culture and made the adjustment.
Rody goes on to trace various manifestations and functions of the returning "magic bla ck daughter" in works by Octavia Butler, Lucille Clifton, Julie Dash, Jewelle Gomez, Paule Marshall, Gloria Naylor, and Alice Walker.
Alice Walker Duff, co-founder of the child development agency Crystal Stairs, will receive the Rosa Parks Award.
Cannell, Iris Chang, Sandra Cisneros, Mary Higgins Clark, Carol Higgins Clark, Susie Coelho, Rocco DiSpirito, Carol Muske-Dukes, James Ellroy, Carrie Fisher, Dana Gioia, Arianna Huffington, Pico Iyer, Chalmers Johnson, Larry King, Dean Koontz, Kelly Lange, Elmore Leonard, Leonard Maltin, Aaron McGruder, Anchee Min, Patt Morrison, Nuala O'Faolain, George Pelecanos, Anna Quindlen, Ishmael Reed, Laura Schlessinger, David Shannon, Jane Smiley, Tavis Smiley, Kevin Starr, Anthony Swofford, Nicholas von Hoffman, Alice Walker and Simon Winchester.
introduces students and general readers to the work of contemporary African American novelist Alice Walker.
released a movie directed by Steven Spielberg based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning Alice Walker novel The Color Purple (Harvest Books [reprint], May 2003).
Simawe collects in this volume nine essays that, for the most part, present discussions of the figure of the musician, of jazz styling in prose, or of the transforming power of music in fiction by Sherley Anne Williams, Claude McKay, Langston Hughes, Jean Toomer, Gayl Jones, Ann Petry, Ntozake Shange, Nathaniel Mackey, Toni Morrison, and Alice Walker.
It's no exaggeration to say "America's best" in the subtitle: Robert Penn Warren, David Halberstam, Maya Angelou, Ralph Ellison, Richard Wright, Willie Morris, William Styron, Eudora Weltry, William Faulkner, Alice Walker, Walker Percy--and more
Those seeking literary parodies of GWTW might want to check out 1990's The Book of Sequels, with side-splitting vignettes written in the styles of Erica Jong, Tama Janowitz, and Alice Walker.