Best Quotes by Alice Walker, Top Famous Alice Walker Quotes
Nationality: American Profession: Novelist, Writer, Poet and Activist From: February 9, 1944 To , Age: -1944 Years
About Alice Walker
Alice Walker was an American novelist, short story writer, poet and activist who born on February 9, 1944 in Eatonton, Georgia. Because the schools in Eatonton were segregated, Walker attended the only high school available to blacks: Butler Baker High School then she enrolled in Spelman College in 1961 after getting full scholarship from the state of Georgia for having the highest academic achievements of her class. During her senior year at Sarah Lawrence College in East Africa Walker wrote the poems of her first book poetry. Following graduation before returning south she briefly worked for New Year City Department of Welfare she also worked as a consultant in black history to the Friends of the Children of Mississippi Head Start program.
She later returned to writing as writer-in-residence at Jackson State University. Walker published her first novel “The Third Life of Grange Copeland”, in 1970. In 1976, her second novel “The Meridian” was published. Walker is a feminist her feminism included advocacy of women of color. Walker coined the term “womanist” in 1983 to mean “A black feminist of color.” The term was mad to feminist movement and to unite women of color.She said,“’Womanism’ gives us a word of our own.”One of her notable works is “The Color Purple” and awards are Pulitzer Prize for Fiction1983 and National Book Award 1983.
She also wrote many quotes on different topics like beauty, war, future, relationship and family etc. Her most famous quotes are future quotes.