Alice Walker, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Alice Walker

American author and activist

Date of Birth: 09-Feb-1944

Place of Birth: Eatonton, Georgia, United States

Profession: screenwriter, actor, writer, poet, educator, civil rights advocate, university teacher, film producer, children's writer, novelist, essayist, short story writer

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Alice Walker

  • Alice Walker (born February 9, 1944) is an American novelist, short story writer, poet, and social activist.
  • In 1982, she wrote the novel The Color Purple, for which she won the National Book Award for hardcover fiction, and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
  • She also wrote the novels Meridian (1976) and The Third Life of Grange Copeland (1970).
  • An avowed feminist, Walker coined the term "womanist" to mean "A black feminist or feminist of color" in 1983.

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