Isabel Wilkerson

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General Information

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Name: Isabel Wilkerson

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction

Born: in Washington, District of Columbia


Email: N/A

Illinois Connection

Isabel worked in Chicago for several years as the Chicago Bureau Chief for the New York Times Newspaper.

Biographical and Professional Information

Isabel is a Journalist, writer, and educator. In 1994, Isabel Wilkerson became the first African American woman to win a Pulitzer Prize in the history of American journalism. Also, she was the first African American to win the prize for individual reporting.

To contact Isabel please write to:Isabel Wilkerson, 2221 Peachtree Road, Box D-225, Atlanta, GA 30309

Published Works

  • The Warmth of Other Suns, Random House, 2010

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

Jayme Boucher

Random House Speakers Bureau


External Links

Isabel Wilkerson on WorldCat

Isabel Wilkerson on Amazon


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