Alice Walker

Alice Malsenior Tallulah-Kate Walker is an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, feminist, womanist, poet, and social activist. In 1982, she wrote the novel The Color Purple, for which she won the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.


Profile: Alice Walker

"So in the end you can't even really regret your misfortunes," explains the beloved author Alice Walker, "because they led you somewhere." Walker speaks from experience.

The Way Forward Is with a Broken Heart

These are the stories that came to me to be told after the close of a magical marriage to an extraordinary man that ended in a less-than-magical divorce. I found myself unmoored, unmated, ungrounded in a way that challenged everything I'd ever thought about human relationships.


TEDxRamallah - Alice Walker - How I Learned to Grow a Global Heart

No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.

Anything We Love Can Be Saved: A Writer’s Activism

In Anything We Love Can Be Saved, Alice Walker writes about her life as an activist, in a book rich in the belief that the world is saveable, if only we will act.


Alice Walker: Calling Women "Guys" | Makers.Com

Walker finds the practice of women addressing fellow women as "guys" dangerous and revealing.

We Are the Ones We Have Been Waiting for: Inner Light in a Time of Darkness

Drawing equally on Walker’s spiritual grounding and her progressive political convictions, each chapter concludes with a recommended meditation to teach us patience, compassion, and forgiveness.

Hard times require furious dancing. Each of us is proof.


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Grandmothers Counsel the World: Women Elders Offer Their Vision for Our Planet

We are thirteen indigenous grandmothers. . . .


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