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  Literary Agent Breaks Down How to Win in
EBONY.comLiterary Agent Breaks Down How to Win in Self-PublishingEBONY.com“If there's a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it.” ― Toni Morrison. The facts don't lie. Everyone who publishes a successful book doesn't have a deal with a major publisher. Over the last two decades ...and more »
Posted on 18 January 2017 | 4:28 am
  The Sweetest Debut: Mahtem Shiferraw Writes
The Sweetest Debut: Mahtem Shiferraw Writes Poetry of Migration and Displacement and Binge-Watches 'Scandal'FlavorwireWelcome to The Sweetest Debut, a regular installment in which we reach out to debut (or near-debut, we're flexible!) fiction, poetry and nonfiction authors working with presses of all sizes, and find out about their pop culture diets, their writing ...
Posted on 17 January 2017 | 11:15 am
  More than 30 writers resist at NMAJH event -
Philly.com (blog)More than 30 writers resist at NMAJH eventPhilly.com (blog)I was extremely moved by an excerpt from Toni Morrison's Beloved, read by writer and Penn professor Herman Beavers. Organizers were pleased with the results. Feldman said, “Yesterday reminded me how important it is for us – writers, readers, citizens ...
Posted on 17 January 2017 | 10:45 am
  4 Books Obama Put on Malia's Kindle - Newser
Newser4 Books Obama Put on Malia's Kindle - NewserNewserPresident Obama managed to remain an avid reader even during his presidency, and New York Times book critic Michiko Kakutani interviewed him about the ...and more »
Posted on 17 January 2017 | 9:30 am
  Ava DuVernay Calls Engaging With Trump
JezebelAva DuVernay Calls Engaging With Trump Voters a 'Distraction' in Convo With Oprah and Van JonesJezebelDuVernay's similar thoughts—about the burden of having to explain the basics of humanity and argue with oppressors—echo the legend Toni Morrison's perspective on the distractive nature of racism, as stated in her 1975 lecture in Portland. “The ...and more »
Posted on 17 January 2017 | 9:04 am
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  The Bearable Lightness of Michael Dirda
Not literally—he grew up in Lorain, Ohio, whereas I’m from the Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C. He is also 30 years older than I am, though in a coincidence, my father grew up in Lorain, a town that also produced Toni Morrison. He claims to dislike ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:08 pm
  The Fire This Time: Ta-Nehisi Coates’s
The literary device employed is no coincidence. Toni Morrison has anointed Coates as the successor to James Baldwin, and while that is a heavy burden for any 40 year old to bear, it is one that he just might manage to handle with grace. Despite having ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:55 pm
  8 Books to Add to the Modern Brown Girl
Eventually, I found Toni Morrison, Dr. Maya Angelou, Nikki Giovanni, Zora Neale Hurston, and more. I fell in love. It is no secret that women—particularly women of color—are coming for the old guard in literary and genre-specific writing circles and ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:02 pm
  10 popular grammar myths debunked by a
The following sentence appeared in the verbal section of a 2002 College Board exam, and students were asked to identify an error if there was one: Toni Morrison's genius enables her to create novels that arise from and express the injustices African ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:29 am
  International network France 24 spotlights
From the glamour of the Cannes film festival to 25 th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, to interviews with George Clooney, Al Pacino, Meryl Streep, Toni Morrison and Quincy Jones and so many more, "Encore!" is aimed at taking you to the ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:11 am
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  Obama honors Medal of Freedom recipients as
Sketching impressive contributions to society in intensely personal terms, President Barack Obama presented the Medal of Freedom to more than a dozen political and cultural greats Tuesday, including rocker Bob Dylan, astronaut John Glenn and novelist Toni
Posted on 28 May 2012 | 5:09 pm
  At home with Toni Morrison
The Hudson River extends like the sun from the back of Toni Morrison's house, illuminated and infinite, undimmed by an unseasonably drab spring afternoon.
Posted on 7 May 2012 | 7:12 am
  Toni Morrison tells Ohioans she won't write
Novelist Toni Morrison tells fans in Ohio she canceled plans to write a memoir because "there's a point at which your life is not interesting."
Posted on 14 March 2012 | 5:30 pm
  Oppressed voices ring out in Morrison's
She's but a throwaway mention in Shakespeare's "Othello," a one-line reference buried in Act IV of the dense and dark tale of passion and betrayal.
Posted on 14 October 2011 | 9:16 am
  France honors 'beloved' US novelist Toni
Toni Morrison is "beloved" in France, the country's culture minister said Wednesday, as he inducted the celebrated U.S. novelist into the elite Legion of Honor society.
Posted on 3 November 2010 | 7:21 am
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  GilmarieBrioso: RT @NewYorker: From Junot
GilmarieBrioso: RT @NewYorker: From Junot Díaz to T&&*i Morris&&*, 16 New Yorker #writers address the reality of a Trump Presidency. https://t.co/alewexZkdh
Posted on 20 January 2017 | 6:02 am
  StandForOthers: RT @MsToniMorrison: "In
StandForOthers: RT @MsT#@%!iMorris#@%!: "In this country American means w!#e. Everybody else has to hyphenate." T#@%!i Morris#@%!
Posted on 20 January 2017 | 6:02 am
  lovelife_learn: RT @HelenandI: I just want
lovelife_learn: RT @HelenandI: I just want to thank * for T&~~i Morris&~~. Her ability to be outstanding should never be doubted
Posted on 20 January 2017 | 6:02 am
  shilpi_misra: "Educating the conqueror
shilpi_misra: "Educating the c^&&queror is not our business." —T^&&i Morris^&&
Posted on 20 January 2017 | 6:02 am
  QueerWire: RT @voicebodyelissa:
%&Wire: RT @voicebodyelissa: #T%iMorris% nailing it in this acceptance speech https://t.co/ECNd6Ow3vx https://t.co/WE4klaDZoC
Posted on 20 January 2017 | 6:02 am
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  Resolved Question: What does this quote by
Toni Morrison said at a college graduation speech at Barnard titled Cinderella's Stepsisters, "...the function of freedom is to free somebody else". What exactly does this mean/how does this quote relate to the speech? The entire speech can be found here about halfway down the webpage. http://danielleharms.wikispaces.com/file/view/%2522Cinderella's+Stepsisters%2522.pdf
Posted on 29 August 2013 | 7:54 am
  Resolved Question: Sula by Toni Morrison?
I read the book Sula by Toni Morrison for school and now i have to write a paper on the topic is basically about who was the hero in the story. At first i thought the main character which is Sula but she did a lot of bad things BUT it brought people together. Then i was thinking Eva because she been through a lot throughout the story. I may end up picking Eva but I wanted to know what do you think.
Posted on 19 July 2013 | 7:29 pm
  Resolved Question: Can someone please help
I need to write and present an in-depth research paper on the author Toni Morrison and her work "Sula" and would like some strong important information on her biographical background, where she was born, knowing about the author's background, telling what I know about the author, thematic references what are the themes she deals with and also need examples of critical analysis. What are some of the important things that I can present in my oral presentation and what is a good way to outline this research paper and a strong thesis statement. Please help me if you can. Thanks in advance.
Posted on 17 October 2010 | 6:43 pm
  Resolved Question: Beloved by Toni Morrison?
In the book Beloved by Toni Morrison, who or what is Beloved? (name some theories, suggestions, guesses, etc)
Posted on 25 August 2010 | 3:12 pm
  Resolved Question: Quotes from Jazz by Toni
Posted on 2 January 2010 | 2:13 pm



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