Monday, February 7, 2011

My Black History Month Journey of Celebrating Women in the Arts: Day 7 - Toni Morrison

  • Toni Morrison is a literary giant of the 1980s and 1990.   Her book Beloved won the 1988 Pulitzer Prize; in 1993 she was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. Her other major works include Song of Solomon (1977), Jazz (1992) and Paradise (1998). Morrison was named the Goheen Professor of the Humanities at Princeton University in 1987.
  • In 1968 Toni Morrison moved to New York City, where she became a senior editor at Random House. Authors who were published as a result of her work include Angela Davis, Henry Dumas, Toni Cade Bambara, Muhammad Ali, and Gayl Jones.
  • As you enter positions of trust and power, dream a little before you think.  - Toni Morrison

Go grab something sweet and warm, and have coffee with Toni here

1 comment:

  1. I absolutely L O V E her. Song of Solomon is my favorite novel of all time and I would recommend it to anyone.


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