Oh, this should be good.
The author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning “The Color Purple” has a deal with Simon & Schuster imprint 37 Ink to publish a selection of her private chronicles in 2017. The book is called “Gathering Blossoms Under Fire” and will be edited by Valerie Boyd. Boyd wrote a biography of Zora Neale Hurston, one of Walker’s literary idols.
A spokesman for 37 Ink told The Associated Press on Friday that the book will also feature new essays from Walker that look back on her life.
The 69-year-old Walker has been keeping a diary for half a century, filling dozens of notebooks that track her rise from poverty in Georgia to international fame.
I can imagine it now..
I married my husband Melvyn on March 17, 1967, a number of months before the Zionist Entity’s war of aggression against its neighbors. We were the first legally married interracial couple in Mississippi.
Or so I thought. Because, we were, in fact, not an interracial couple at all.
We were intergalactic.
It was the little things at first. The beady eyed look. His tongue darting out of his mouth at times. The leathery feel of his skin. It did not take me too long to work out the truth.
I had married a reptilian space being.
The question was, how could I resist the charms of this blue-eyed devil?