BirthdayFebruary 09, 1944
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  1. About

    African-American poet and author who is best known for her Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning novel, The Color Purple. Her other literary works include Meridian (1976) and Revolutionary Petunias and Other Poems (1973).
    She met Martin Luther King, Jr. in the early 1960s and worked in Mississippi as a Civil Rights activist.
    She was inspired by Civil Rights activist, Rosa Parks.

  2. Before fame

    She began writing at age eight and completed her first book of poetry while she was a student at Sarah Lawrence College. She worked as an editor for Ms. magazine before moving to California in the 1970s.

  3. Related to

    She and her seven siblings were born in Putnam County, Georgia to Willie Lee Walker and Minnie Lou Tallulah Grant. In 1967, she and Melvyn Roseman Leventhal, a Jewish lawyer, became the first interracial couple to legally marry in the state of Mississippi. They divorced in 1976.

  4. The meaning of the name Walker: Fuller Of Cloth
Poet Alice Walker born on 09 02 1944 in . Until now, Alice Walker's age is 74 year old and have Aquarius constellation. Count down 356 days will come next birthday of Alice Walker !