Writers Center Stage presents: Isabel Wilkerson

About the Author

When Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson released her latest book, Caste: The Origins of our Discontents, it was an instant hit! Oprah Winfrey chose it for her monthly book club; The New York Times called it "an instant American classic," and TIME Magazine labeled it a 2020 must-read book. The book, which sheds light on the unseen hierarchies that divide our nation and posits ways to transcend them, was adapted into a Netflix film directed and produced by Ava DuVernay. Wilkerson's first book, The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration (2010), won the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for nonfiction, among other honors.


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