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: Eudora Welty

Eudora Welty, who died in 2001, was a Pulitzer Prize-winning author of short stories and novels about the American South.  As a child in Mississippi she developed a love for reading, spurred on by her mother who is quoted as saying that, “any room in our house, at any time in the day, was there…