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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


-- Website -- http://isabelwilkerson.com/
-- Isabel Wilkerson on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=isabel++wilkerson+


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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Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes)

Jayme Boucher Random House Speakers Bureau 212-940-7309 jboucher@randomhouse.com www.rhspeakers.com/speaker/isabel-wilkerson