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Black Lives, Black History: Toni Morrison

Guide to research and resources for African American History.

Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison may be one of the greatest American writers in contemporary history. She has written ten novels and numerous children's books. She is the recipient of a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, Nobel Prize in Literature, and a Presidential Medal of Freedom.


Awards and Achievements

1988 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, Beloved

1988 American Book Awards, Beloved

1993 Nobel Prize in Literature

2012 Presidential Medal of Freedom

Robert F. Goheen Professor in the Humanities Emeritus at Princeton University