Alice walker (born february 9, 1944) is an american novelist, short story writer, poet, and activist she wrote the novel the color purple (1982), for which she won the national book award for hardcover fiction, and the pulitzer prize for fiction.
Alice walker banned: the banned works: alice walker, edited and with commentary by patricia holt, hardcover, 1996 includes walker's short stories roselily and am i blue, plus the opening of the color purple, and raises questions of censorship anything we love can be saved: a writer's activism: essays, speeches, statements and letters alice walker, hardcover, 1997.
Alice walker, one of the united states’ preeminent writers, is an award-winning author of novels, stories, essays, and poetry in 1983, walker became the first african-american woman to win a pulitzer prize for fiction with her novel the color purple, which also won the national book award. The color purple is not an easy book to read because it is not written in the style of most novels walker does not tell us everything about the characters and the setting and why the characters behave as they do this novel consists of a series of letters, none of which are dated, and in order to. The color purple is a 1982 epistolary novel by american author alice walker which won the 1983 pulitzer prize for fiction and the national book award for fiction  [a] it was later adapted into a film and musical of the same name.
The color purple is about the search for joy reading my copy of it again, i found joy myself anna clark is a freelance writer and the editor of isak she lives in detroit. Alice walker's career as a writer took flight with the publication of her third novel, the color purple, in 1982 set in the early 1900s, the novel explores the female african-american experience.
The color purple is a 1982 epistolary novel by american author alice walker which won the 1983 pulitzer prize for fiction and the national book award for fiction it was later adapted into a film and musical of the same name. She is the author of the color purple she is also known for recovering the work of zora neale hurston and for her work against female circumcision she won the pulitzer prize in 1983 background, education, marriage alice walker, best known perhaps as the author of the color purple, was the eighth child of georgia sharecroppers. Alice malsenior walker is an american author and feminist she received the pulitzer prize for fiction in 1983 for her critically acclaimed novel the color purple walker was born in eatonton, georgia, the eighth child of sharecroppers as well as being african american, her family has cherokee, scottish and irish lineage.