name Alice Walker was born on February 9, 1944, in Eatonton, Georgia, USA. This American writer, essayist, and poet, is probably best known for her third novel, The Color Purple, for which she won the Pulitzer Prize in 1983. The novel was made into a hugely successful movie in 1985, directed by Steven Spielberg.
Alice Walker A biography plus links to a bibliography, chronography and a synopsis of The Color Purple.
Alice Walker An essay looking at the life and times of Walker.
Alice Walker Brief bio, plus additional related links.
Alice Walker Useful list of links to articles about Walker and her writing.
Alice Walker Biography Detailed biography of Walker's life, looking at the events that shaped her life.
Alice Walker Quotations A selection of quotations from Walker's works.
Alice Walker's Nineteen Fifty-Five: Fiction and Fact Annotated essay discussing this opening story in Alice Walker's 1981 collection, You Can't Keep a Good Woman Down.
Alice Walker Unbanned Features a useful list of related links for Walker and her works.
Alice Walker - Womanist Writer Offering a short biography, a list of Walker's books, plus other useful links.
Anniina's Alice Walker Page Comprehensive resource including a biography, many related links, and a listing of her works.
Books about Alice Walker Reference list of books about the author, for additional reading.
Color Purple, The (1985) Comprehensive information about the 1985 movie based on Walker's book.
Creative Quotations from Alice Walker A small collection of quotes from Walker's works.
Green Lap, Brown Embrace, Blue Body: The Ecospirituality of Alice Walker Scholarly essay discussing the themes in Walker's writing.
How it Feels to be Colored Me An excerpt from I Love Myself When I am Laughing, written by Walker.
In Search of our Mothers' Gardens A short bio and discussion of influences on Walker's character.
Letter from Alice Walker to President Clinton A letter written by Walker in March 1996 to the President, when she was unable to accept an invitation to meet with him.
Living by Grace A site dedicated to the life and times of Walker, with lots of additional reference material.
Phat African American Poetry Book The text of three of Walker's poems - Gray, I Said to Poetry and The Old Men Used to Sing.
The Color Purple All the details about the 1985 movie based on Walker's book.
The Search for Identity in the Works of Alice Walker Essay discussing the roles of women in Walker's writing.
The Wound As World: Sexual Abuse and Healing in Alice Walker's Fiction An essay looking at how the influences in Walker's life reflected in her writing.
Voices from the Gaps A biography, with a partial bibliography and related links.
Walker, Alice Featuring four annotated works of Walker - The Abortion, Medicine, Meridian and To Hell with Dying.
Walker, Alice (Malsenior) Brief bio including details of her works.