Born February 9, 1944 in Eatonton, GA, which is a farming community in Middle Georgia.
When Alice Walker was eight years old, she lost sight of one eye when one of her older brothers shot her with a BB gun by accident, while playing a game of "Cowboys and Indians."
After her accident, Alice's grades plummeted. Because of the noticeable scar in her right eye, she became an easy target for
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Know (Collected Poems)
Awards Alice has received:
There is a long list of awards Alice walker has received.
-Pulitzer Prize for the Color
-The American Scholar
For The Civil Rights
-Southern Regional Lillian
Smith Award from the
National Endowment for
-The Rosenthal Award from the National Institute of Arts & Letters
-nomination for the National Book Award
-A Radcliffe Institute
-A Merrill Fellowship
A Guggenheim Fellowship