By Skyler Gomez | On August 24, 2019 | Updated January 7, 2021 | Comments (4)
Toni Morrison, born Chloe Ardelia Wofford (1931 – 2019), was an American novelist, editor, essayist, and professor. We’ll explore 10 fascinating facts about Toni Morrison that may give you a glimpse at what shaped her to become the woman and writer that we’ve come to know and love.
Widely remembered for her work and achievements, there’s much more about her eventful life that many readers may not be aware of.
Morrison was born and raised in Lorain, Ohio, in a working-class African-American family that influenced her love and passion for Black culture as she grew up hearing folktales, songs, and storytelling. Read More→