Writer’s Quote Wednesday: Alice Walker

American novelist, poet, and social activist Alice Walker (born February 9, 1944) is perhaps best known for her novel The Color Purple which won both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

Writer’s Quote Wednesday: William Faulkner

Nobel Prize laureate William Faulkner (September 25, 1897 – July 6, 1962) is one of the most celebrated writers in American literature and in Southern literature specifically. Primarily known for his novels and short stories set in a fictional county in Mississippi, he also wrote screenplays, poetry, and essays. Some of Faulkner’s most notable works include:…

Writer’s Quote Wednesday: Isaac Bashevis Singer

Isaac Bashevis Singer (November 21, 1902 – July 24, 1991), a Polish-American writer who wrote only in Yiddish, was born near Warsaw, Poland and emigrated from Poland to the U.S. in 1935. He settled in New York City and began writing for The Jewish Daily Forward, a Yiddish-language newspaper. In addition to writing articles, essays,…