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Toni Morrison 
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American writer
Date of birth 18 February 1931
New York City
Chloe Ardelia Wofford
Educated at
  • Howard University
  • Cornell University
  • writer
  • novelist
  • librettist
  • university teacher
  • professor
  • poet
  • children's writer
  • Princeton University
Member of
  • American Academy of Arts and Letters
  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha
Field of work
Notable work
  • The Bluest Eye
  • Sula
  • Song of Solomon
  • Tar Baby
  • Beloved
  • Jazz
  • Paradise
  • Love
  • A Mercy
  • Home
  • God Help the Child
Award received
  • Nobel Prize in Literature
  • Knight of the Legion of Honour
  • Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres‎
  • Norman Mailer Prize
  • National Humanities Medal
  • The Nichols-Chancellor's Medal
  • PEN Oakland/Josephine Miles Literary Award
  • Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize
  • American Book Awards
  • Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards
  • Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
  • Helmerich Award
  • Common Wealth Award of Distinguished Service
  • Jefferson Lecture
  • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work, Fiction
  • Presidential Medal of Freedom
  • Library of Congress Living Legend
  • Ohio Women's Hall of Fame
  • Langston Hughes Medal
  • New Jersey Hall of Fame
  • Honorary doctor of the Paris-Sorbonne University
  • Honorary doctor of the University of Oxford
  • Honorary doctor of the University of Geneva
Authority control
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