Toni Morrison

23 Feb

Today’s post subject, Toni Morrison, celebrated her 81st birthday last Saturday – Happy Belated Birthday! Morrison is a Pulitzer AND Nobel Prize winner with an impressive body of work, which includes Sula, The Bluest Eye, Song of Solomon, and Beloved.

Read a lengthy biography at Voices From the Gaps – the site also provides some analytical critiques of her more famous works.

The Toni Morrison Society offers a number of resources as well as a photo gallery.

YouTube has over 1000 clips and videos, which includes lectures, speeches, and interviews.

You can read about her Nobel Prize win here.

The University of Buffalo has a number of general links as well as links to essays on specific novels.

Here is a beautifully put together fan site.

The Ohio Reading Road Trip web site provides a number of Morrison related links.

“Everything I’ve ever done, in the writing world, has been to expand articulation, rather than to close it.”
— Toni Morrison

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