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Alice Walker

1944 - Today

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Alice Malsenior Tallulah-Kate Walker (born February 9, 1944) is an American novelist, short story writer, poet, and social activist. In 1982, she became the first African American woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, which she was awarded for her novel The Color Purple. Over the span of her career, Walker has published seventeen novels and short story collections, twelve non-fiction works, and collections of essays and poetry. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alice Walker has received more than 4,939,371 page views. Her biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 60 in 2019). Alice Walker is the 1,575th most popular writer (up from 1,625th in 2019), the 2,028th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,036th in 2019) and the 190th most popular American Writer.

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  • 57.18

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  • 63

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  • 3.00

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  • 6.07

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Alice Walker ranks 1,575 out of 5,755Before her are Liu Zongyuan, Elizabeth Bishop, Alphonse Allais, Jakob Michael Reinhold Lenz, Sergei Dovlatov, and Alexander Belyaev. After her are Olaudah Equiano, James Ellroy, Ippolita Maria Sforza, Alistair MacLean, Muhammad Said Ramadan al-Bouti, and Sri Chinmoy.

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Among people born in 1944, Alice Walker ranks 133Before her are Sam Elliott, Jan Guillou, Peter Lindbergh, Carlos Pace, Gianfranco Ferré, and John Entwistle. After her are Kemal Sunal, Johnny Winter, Tommie Smith, Brian Tracy, Richard Leakey, and Pattie Boyd.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Alice Walker ranks 2,028 out of 18,182Before her are Robert Trujillo (1964), Ashley Judd (1968), Jesse Livermore (1877), Bob Dole (1923), Christine Baranski (1952), and Scottie Pippen (1965). After her are Justin Timberlake (1981), Frank Borman (1928), Julius Erving (1950), Jerry Reed (1937), James Ellroy (1948), and Jef Raskin (1943).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Alice Walker ranks 190Before her are Upton Sinclair (1878), Marion Zimmer Bradley (1930), Elizabeth George (1949), Wayne Dyer (1940), Lewis Mumford (1895), and Elizabeth Bishop (1911). After her are James Ellroy (1948), Walter Tevis (1928), Agnes Smedley (1892), Ken Wilber (1949), Eugene Nida (1914), and Peter Benchley (1940).