• Book: To Hell with Dying

    Synopsis: For a happy few of us there is the good fortune of having had a Mr. Sweet in our childhood. Someone who erases the boundaries between children and adults, whose praise makes…

  • You Can't Keep a Good Woman Down: Short Stories

    You Can’t Keep A Good Woman Down

    A natural evolution from the earlier, much acclaimed short story collection In Love & Trouble, these fourteen provocative and often humorous stories show women oppressed but not defeated.  No longer do they excuse…

  • Book: Meridian

    As the old rules of Southern society collapse, Meridian fights a lonely battle to reaffirm her own humanity – and that of all her people. “A glowing affirmation of the possibility …of love…

  • Revolutionary Petunias

    These poems are about revolutionaries and lovers-about how, both in revolution and in love, loss of trust and compassion robs us of hope. They are also about (and for) those few embattled souls…

  • ONCE (1968)

    This first volume of poetry established Alice Walker as a poet of unusual sensitivity and power.  All of these poems were written either in East Africa, where Walker spent the summer of 1965,…

  • The Third Life of Grange Copeland

    Alice Walker’s first novel is “graphic and authentic…moving, tender, and all too tragic…. She writes with power, sensitivity, and all-pervading humanity” Publishers Weekly   THE THIRD LIFE OF GRANGE COPELAND (1970)   Despondent…