Alice Walker, author of The Color Purple, has cut a deal with Open Road Integrated Media to publish eBook editions of some of her most beloved work. Today they released eBook editions of The Color Purple (1982), The Temple of My Familiar (1989) and Possessing the Secret of Joy (1992).
In the video embedded above, Walker talks about her life’s work. According to the Associated Press, eight more books (not-yet-named) will follow on November 22nd.
Here’s more from the article: “The e-books will include author interviews, photographs and personal documents…Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, which originally published The Color Purple and the other works being issued electronically by Open Road, did not immediately return phone and email requests for comment Monday.”
In 1983, Walker won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction and the National Book Award. Throughout her writing career, she has also published several collections of poetry, essays, short stories and nonfiction pieces.