Alice Walker's Latest: "The World Has Changed"

Walker's latest effort centers around conversations the author has had with leading literary figures.


Alice Walker's latest literary effort. Below is the description on the New Press Website

Alice Walker’s career has spanned four decades, from critically acclaimed novelist and Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Color Purple, to influential essayist, poet, activist, spiritual mentor, and popular blogger.

In The World Has Changed: Conversations with Alice Walker, the unique vision underpinning Walker’s extraordinary body of work is explored in a series of conversations between Walker and other significant literary and cultural figures, including Gloria Steinem, Howard Zinn, Pema Chodron, Claudia Tate, Margo Jefferson, William Ferris, Paula Giddings, and Amy Goodman.

Each conversation represents a different stage in Walker’s artistic and spiritual development; taken together, they offer an unprecedented angle of vision on her career as well as on her personal and political development. Noted literary scholar Rudolph Byrd sets Walker’s work into context with an introductory essay, as well as with a comprehensive annotated bibliography of her writings. The World Has Changed is a major new addition to the Walker canon and an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the life and writings of “a muse for our times” (Amy Goodman, Democracy Now!)