Born on February 18, 1931, in Lorain, Ohio, Toni Morrison is a Nobel Prize- and Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, editor and professor. Her novels are known for their epic themes, exquisite language and richly detailed African-American characters who are central to their narratives. Among her best known novels are The Bluest Eye, Sula, Song of Solomon, Beloved, Jazz, Love and A Mercy. Morrison has earned a plethora of book-world accolades and honorary degrees, also receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2012.
Kitchen Table Literary Arts is celebrating the life and work of legendary literary elder, Toni Morrison. We will read her entire collection of work with monthly meet-ups at Blue Sage Eco Boutique to discuss her books as they relate to current community concerns and cultural themes. Every quarter, we will host an interactive Toni Morrison Trivia night with prizes and networking opportunities.