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Here are the latest posts about Toni Morrison on Writers Write:

  • Toni Morrison to be Awarded the 2016 Edward MacDowell Medal (2016-04-10): American novelist Toni Morrison will be awarded the 2016 Edward MacDowell Medal for her outstanding contribution to American culture. The event is open to the public

  • Toni Morrison Discusses Why Good is More Interesting Than Evil (2016-02-13): Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison discusses good and evil characters in novels and why she hates the name of her novel God Help the Child.

  • Books by Sherman Alexie and Toni Morrison Make List of Most Banned Books (2015-04-14): Sherman Alexie's The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian and Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye are two of the most banned books of 2014.

  • National Book Critics Circle Announces Finalists (2015-01-20): The National Book Critics Circle announced the finalists for the best books of 2014. Toni Morrison will receive a Lifetime Achievement award.

  • Chipotle Mexican Grill to Feature Author Essays on Cups and Bags (2014-05-15): Chipotle Mexican Grill hired authors such as Toni Morrison and Jonathan Safran Foer to pen essays to appear on its packaging so people have something to read while they eat.

  • Toni Morrison Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom (2012-05-29): In this photo, President Barack Obama chats with Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Toni Morrison in the Blue Room of the White House.

  • Toni Morrison Decides Against Writing a Memoir (2012-03-15): The Plain Dealer reports that author Toni Morrison told students at Oberlin College - which is near her hometown of Lorian - that she no longer plans to publish a memoir.

  • Toni Morrison Sits for Discussion With Michael Dirda at 2011 National Book Festival (2011-10-04): Toni Morrison was presented with the Library of Congress National Book Festival Creative Achievement Award at the 2011 National Book Festival.

  • The Best Work of American Fiction In the Last 25 Years (2006-05-12): The New York Time Book Review and a panel of judges have named Toni Morrison's Beloved as the Best Work of American Fiction of the Last 25 Years.

  • Scribner Signs Six Book Deal With Toni Morrison and Son (2002-06-28): Toni Morrison, the 1993 Nobel Laureate in Literature and Pulitzer Prize-winning writer, and her son, Slade Morrison, will publish with Scribner, an imprint of Simon and Schuster, a series of illustrated books inspired by select Aesop's fables.