If you couldn’t get enough of “The Color Purple”, guess what? There’s more Alice Walker coming.
In fact the Pulitzer-Prize winning author has been keeping a diary amidst the many poems, stories, and essays she’s penned. A diary, which follows her rise from Georgia poverty to literary fame, that has earned her a deal with Simon & Schuster’s 37 Ink imprint. Walker has agreed to publish a selected writings from her private journals in 2017, the Associated Press reports. The book, which is titled “Gathering Blossoms Under Fire” will be edited by Valerie Boyd, an author that wrote Zora Neale Hurston’s biography.
The book will also feature new reflective essays from Walker, a spokesperson from 37 Ink told the Associated Press.