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Alice Walker
Alice Malsenior Tallulah-Kate Walker is an American novelist, short story writer, poet and social activist. In 1982, she published her novel Purple, for which she won the National Book Award for Hardcover Novels and the Pulitzer Prize for Novel. She also wrote the novel Meridian and The Third Life by Grange Copeland. An ardent feminist, Walker coined the term womanist to mean "a black or black feminist" in 1983.
BornAlice Malsenior Walker, February 09, 1944, Eatonton, Georgia, U.S.
OccupationNovelist, short story writer, poet, political activist
Alma materSpelman College, Sarah Lawrence College
GenreAfrican-American literature
Notable worksThe Color Purple
Notable awardsPulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1983, National Book Award, 1983
SpouseMelvyn Rosenman Leventhal (married 1967, divorced 1976)
PartnerRobert L. Allen, Tracy Chapman
ChildrenRebecca Walker

About Alice Walker

Poet Alice Walker was born in Eatonton, Georgia, United States on February 9, 1944. She's 79 years old today.

African-American poet and author who is best known for her Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning novel, The Color Purple. Meridian (1976) and Revolutionary Petunias and Other Poems are two of her other publications (1973).

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Alice Walker before becoming famous

Alice Walker was born in the Zodiac sign Aquarius (The Water-Bearer), and 1944 is the year of the Chinese Zodiac Monkey (猴).

She began writing at the age of eight and finished her first collection of poetry while attending Sarah Lawrence College. Before going to California in the 1970s, she worked as an editor for Ms. magazine.

Achievement of Alice Walker

She met Civil Rights Leader Martin Luther King, Jr. in the early 1960s while working as a Civil Rights worker in Mississippi.

Alice Walker's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

Willie Lee Walker and Minnie Lou Tallulah Grant had seven children together. In 1967, she and Melvyn Roseman Leventhal became the first interracial couple to legally marry in the state of Mississippi. In 1976, they divorced. Novelist Rebecca Walker, her daughter, is also a writer.

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Civil Rights Leader Rosa Parks, a civil rights leader, was an inspiration to her.

Alice Walker Income & Net worth

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Latest information about Alice Walker updated on March 07 2023.