Alice Walker

Alice Walker is the author of the 1982 novel The Color Purple, among many other novels and collections of poetry and essays. The Color Purple won both the National Book Award for hardcover fiction and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

Alice Walker Tells Us How We Can Have Peace on Earth

Read an essay from Alice Walker’s book, Living by the Word.

Alice Walker Tells Readers: "Don’t Despair"

"Do we turn on others, or toward others? Do we share our awakening, or only our despair?"