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Toni Morrison

Toni MorrisonAKA Chloe Anthony Wofford

Born: 18-Feb-1931
Birthplace: Lorain, OH
Died: 5-Aug-2019
Location of death: Bronx, NY [1]
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Beloved

[1] Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY.

Father: George Wofford (welder)
Husband: Harold Morrison (div. 1964, two sons)
Son: Slade Morrison (d. 2010)
Son: Harold Ford Morrison

    High School: Lorain High School, Lorain, OH (1947)
    University: BA, Howard University (1953)
    University: AM, Cornell University (1955)
    Teacher: Instructor, Texas Southern University, Houston (1955-57)
    Teacher: Howard University
    Professor: University of New York (1984-89)
    Professor: Humanities, Princeton University (1989-)

    Nobel Prize for Literature 1993
    Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 1988 for Beloved
    National Humanities Medal 2000
    Library of Congress Living Legend 2000
    The Nation Editorial Board
    International PEN
    Obama for America
    Obama Victory Fund 2012
    Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority

Author of books:
The Bluest Eye (1970, novel)
Sula (1973, novel)
Song of Solomon (1977, novel)
Tar Baby (1981, novel)
Beloved (1987, novel)
Jazz (1992, novel)
Playing in the Dark, Whiteness and the Literary Imagination (1993, nonfiction)
Paradise (1998, novel)
Love (2003, novel)

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