Esteemed Special ZORA!™ Festival Presenter

Special Guest Speaker Session

Featuring Alice Walker

Closing Banquet — CAAR & ZORA!™ Festival 2019

Taking the Arrow Out of the Heart Alice Walker New Book Cover 2018

When: Saturday Evening, February 2, 2019 | 7:30 – 9:30 PM

Where: University of Central Florida, Pegasus Ballroom | 4000 Central Florida Parkway – Orlando 32816

[PLEASE NOTE:  Because of limited space, there are NO SINGLE TICKETS available for the… Continue reading

Taking the Arrow Out of the Heart Alice Walker New Book Cover 2018


New Poems
Taking the Arrow Out of the Heart


Thursday, October 18, 7:30 PM
First Congregational Church
2345 Channing Way

TICKETS: T:800.838.3006, or East Bay Books, or Books Inc. (Berkeley), or Pegasus Books (3 shops), or Moe’s, or Mrs. Dalloway’s, or Walden Pond Bookstore, or Diesel a Bookshop

KPFA benefit


An Evening with Alice Walker & Desert Rose – World Peace Day
September 21, 2018

Event Alice Walker and Desert Rose 09-21-2018  First Congregational Church of Oakland


“In this time of sorrow, when so many are reeling from the pain of earth loss, of beauty’s destruction, of oppression and challenge of every sort, I have felt encouraged and spiritually supported by the music of Desert Rose. I… Continue reading


This April 26-28, 2018, at the lovely Diana Wortham Theatre in Asheville, North Carolina, we will gather and hear from special guests Alice Walker, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Color PurpleBrian McLaren, author and theologian; and Gareth Higgins, film critic and Irish peace activist. We’ll screen seven movies, hear seven stories,… Continue reading

An Evening with Alice Walker SOLD OUT

The event will be on Livestream

May 25, 2017
7:30 p.m.
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

This event is now sold out.

Celebrate our exhibition We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85 with acclaimed poet, novelist, activist, and Pulitzer Prize–winning author Alice Walker in this intimate lecture inspired by her life’s work and the… Continue reading

Author Alice Walker has accepted an invitation from U-M’s Center for the Education of Women to speak on campus next year. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “The Color Purple” and other books will deliver the biennial Zora Neale Hurston Lecture on Nov. 5, 2014.

The lecture is cosponsored by the Department of Afroamerican and African Studies and CEW. The lecture at the Department of Afroamerican… Continue reading