Individual Author Record
Name:Pen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction Born: in Washington, District of Columbia Sites:
Illinois ConnectionWilkerson worked in Chicago for several years as the Chicago Bureau Chief for the New York Times Newspaper.
Biographical and Professional InformationIsabel Wilkerson is a Journalist, writer, and educator. In 1994, she 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. She has taught at Princeton, Emory, and Boston Universities and has lectured at more than two hundred other colleges and universities across the United States and in Europe and Asia. Wilkerson currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia.
*''The Warmth of Other Suns'', Random House, 2010 *Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents, Random House, 2020