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