Alice Walker

Alice Walker

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List of Color Purple Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Revolutionary Petunias
1973
2
In Love & Trouble
1973
3
Once
1976
4
Good Night, Willie Lee, I'll See You in the Morning
1979
5
You Can't Keep a Good Woman Down
1981
6
Horses Make a Landscape Look More Beautiful
1985
7
Alice Walker Poetry
1985
8
Her Blue Body Everything We Know
1991
9
Everyday Use
1992
10
Giving Birth, Finding Form
1993
11
The Complete Stories
1994
12
The Way Forward Is with a Broken Heart
2000
13
Absolute Trust in the Goodness of the Earth
2003
14
A Poem Traveled Down My Arm
2003
15
Collected Poems
2005
16
Hard Times Require Furious Dancing
2010
17
The World Will Follow Joy
2013
18
Collected Essays, Prose, and Stories
2018
19
Taking the Arrow Out of the Heart
2018

List of Picture Books in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Life of Thomas Lodge
1974
2
In Search of Our Mother's Garden
1983
3
Art Against Apartheid
1986
4
Langston Hughes
1987
5
Living by the Word
1988
6
Warrior Marks
1993
7
The Same River Twice
1996
8
Alice Walker Banned
1996
9
Anything We Love Can Be Saved
1997
10
Go Girl!
1997
11
Pema Chödrön and Alice Walker in Conversation
1999
12
Sent by Earth
2001
13
There Is a Flower at the Tip of My Nose Smelling Me
2006
14
We Are the Ones We Have Been Waiting for
2006
15
Why War Is Never a Good Idea
2007
16
Overcoming Speechlessness
2009
17
The World Has Changed
2010
18
The Chicken Chronicles
2011
19
The Cushion in the Road
2013
20
My Life as My Self
2015
21
Gathering Blossoms Under Fire
2020

List of Contemporary Literature and the Life of Faith Books in Publication Order (with Anne Tyler, with Flannery O'Connor, with Raymond Carver, with Tillie Olsen, with Wendell Berry, with John Updike, with John Cheever, with Louise Erdrich, with Robert Butler, with Mary Gordon, with Garrison Keillor, with Allegra Goodman, with Tess Gallagher, with Tobias Wolff, with James Baldwin, with Gail Godwin, with Annie Dillard, with Henry Louis Gates Jr., with Reynolds Price, with Oscar Hijuelos, with Richard Rodríguez, with Patricia Hampl, with Kathleen Norris, with Kent Haruf, with Peter Hawkins, with Sue Miller, with Doris Betts, with Frederick Buechner, with Paula J. Carlson, with Peter S. Hawkins, with Carol Bly, with Andrew Dubus, with Michael Malone, with Alice Elliot Dark)

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Listening for God Reader, Vol. 1 (With: Flannery O'Connor, Raymond Carver, Garrison Keillor, Annie Dillard, Richard Rodríguez, Patricia Hampl, Peter Hawkins, Frederick Buechner, Paula J. Carlson, Peter S. Hawkins)
Listening for God Reader, Vol. 1 (With: Flannery O'Connor, Raymond Carver, Garrison Keillor, Annie Dillard, Richard Rodríguez, Patricia Hampl, Peter Hawkins, Frederick Buechner, Paula J. Carlson, Peter S. Hawkins)
1994
2
Listening for God, Vol. 2 (By: Anne Tyler, John Updike, Tobias Wolff, Gail Godwin, Henry Louis Gates Jr., Kathleen Norris, Paula J. Carlson, Peter S. Hawkins, Carol Bly, Andrew Dubus)
Listening for God, Vol. 2 (By: Anne Tyler, John Updike, Tobias Wolff, Gail Godwin, Henry Louis Gates Jr., Kathleen Norris, Paula J. Carlson, Peter S. Hawkins, Carol Bly, Andrew Dubus)
1996
3
Listening for God, Vol. 3 (By: Tillie Olsen, Wendell Berry, John Cheever, Louise Erdrich, Mary Gordon, Tess Gallagher, Reynolds Price, Oscar Hijuelos, Paula J. Carlson, Peter S. Hawkins)
Listening for God, Vol. 3 (By: Tillie Olsen, Wendell Berry, John Cheever, Louise Erdrich, Mary Gordon, Tess Gallagher, Reynolds Price, Oscar Hijuelos, Paula J. Carlson, Peter S. Hawkins)
2000
4
Listening For God, Vol. 4 (By: Robert Butler, Allegra Goodman, James Baldwin, Kent Haruf, Sue Miller, Doris Betts, Paula J. Carlson, Peter S. Hawkins, Michael Malone, Alice Elliot Dark)
Listening For God, Vol. 4 (By: Robert Butler, Allegra Goodman, James Baldwin, Kent Haruf, Sue Miller, Doris Betts, Paula J. Carlson, Peter S. Hawkins, Michael Malone, Alice Elliot Dark)
2002
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List of Alice Walker Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Points of View
1956
2
The Best Short Stories by Black Writers
1967
3
I Am the Darker Brother
1968
4
The Black Woman
1970
5
Women and Fiction
1975
6
Stories of the Modern South
1977
7
The Writer on Her Work
1980
8
Stories from the Black Experience
1981
9
Home Girls
1983
10
A World of Fiction
1983
11
Through Other Eyes
1988
12
New Woman, New Fiction
1990
13
Cries of the Spirit: A Celebration of Women's Spirituality
1991
14
Growing Up in the South
1991
15
The Short Story: 30 Masterpieces
1992
16
Quartet Of Stories
1993
17
Hear My Voice
1993
18
First Fiction: An Anthology of the First Published Stories by Famous Writers
1994
19
Listening for God Reader, Vol. 1
1994
20
Downhome
1995
21
Go the Way Your Blood Beats
1996
22
Listening for God, Vol. 2
1996
23
Sunrise to Sunset
1997
24
Wild Women
1997
25
The Scribner Anthology of Contemporary Short Fiction
1999
26
Listening for God, Vol. 3
2000
27
Georgia Voices
2000
28
40 Short Stories: A Portable Anthology
2000
29
Writers on Writing
2001
30
Listening For God, Vol. 4
2002
31
Dog is My Co-Pilot
2003
32
The Eloquent Short Story: An Anthology of Narrative Styles
2004
33
Sisters
2009
34
Hope Beneath Our Feet
2010
35
Circling Faith
2012
36
Letters to Change the World: From Pankhurst to Orwell
2018
37
Mouths of Rain: An Anthology of Black Lesbian Thought
2021
38
On Girlhood: 15 Stories from the Well-Read Black Girl Library
2021
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Alice Walker Biography

Alice Walker (Alice Malsenior Walker) was born on February 9th, 1944 and is currently 80 years old. Alice Walker was born in Eatonton, Georgia, USA.

Alice Walker is probably best known for her Non-Fiction Books. There are currently 21 books available. The first was released in 1974 with the novel The Life of Thomas Lodge. The most recently released novel was Gathering Blossoms Under Fire which was released in 2020. There are no upcoming non-fiction books by Alice at this time.

Alice Walker (Alice Malsenior Walker) has also written the Short Story Collections series which has 19 books including Revolutionary Petunias and In Love & Trouble.

Alice Walker Awards & Accolades

Walker's book, The Color Purple won the National Book Awards, Best Fiction - Hardcover, in 1983.

Alice Walker books have also been nominated for multiple awards, The Color Purple was nominated for the Audie Award, Best Narration by the Author, in 2011 as well as the Audie Award - Best Female Narrator in 2021.

Alice Walker F.A.Q

When was Alice Walker Born? How old is Alice Walker?

Alice Walker was born on February 9th, 1944. Alice Walker is currently 80 years old.

Where was Alice Walker Born?

Alice Walker was born in Eatonton, Georgia, USA and is American.

What book awards has Alice Walker won?

Walker's book, The Color Purple won the award National Book Awards, Best Fiction - Hardcover, in 1983.

What was the first book Alice Walker wrote?

The first novel written by Alice Walker was The Third Life of Grange Copeland, published in 1970.

What was the most recent book Alice Walker wrote?

Her most recently released work was Sweet People Are Everywhere (a short story) on October 12th, 2021.

Will there be any more books by Alice Walker?

Alice Walker does not have any upcoming novels with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.

How many books has Alice Walker written?

Alice Walker has written 50 books excluding contributions to anthologies. 3 books in the Color Purple Series, 5 Standalone Novels, 19 books in the Short Story Collections, 2 books in the Picture Books, 21 books in the Non-Fiction.

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