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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Isabel Wilkerson  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: in Washington, District of Columbia

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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

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