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How 5 Great Writers Got Started on Their First Books

1. Toni Morrison -- The Spark: A Writing Group. Morrison was a 35-year-old professor at Howard University when she joined a writing group just for fun. It soon became clear that she couldn’t remain in the group unless she actually wrote...Show More Summary

Random House memories

At Tablet they offer the full text of the remarks former Random House head Robert L. Bernstein made 10 December, when receiving The New Press' Social Justice Award, in Discovering Toni Morrison. A nice story about discovering (editor) Toni Morrison and how she came to Random House, as well as some André Schiffrin (The Business of Books) reminiscences.

New Morrison Novel

Toni Morrison fans, rejoice! She has a new novel coming out in April, titled God Help the Child.

Did Chipotle Pay Best-Selling Authors $25K Each for Its 'Thought' Campaign?

How much did the chain shell out for its "literary" cups? How much is copy by Toni Morrison and George Saunders worth? Gawker floats a rumor that Chipotle Mexican Grill shelled out as much as $25,000-30,000 to some of America's best-selling...Show More Summary

Toni Morrisson’s New Novel Due Out in April

2 months agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Author Toni Morrison has a new novel coming out in April 2015 called God Help the Child. NPR has more about the book: “According to press materials from Morrison’s publisher, the book will feature a beautiful woman who goes by the name...Show More Summary

Book News: New Toni Morrison Novel Slated For An April Release

2 months agoNews : The Two-Way

The novel, Morrison's 11th, will be titled God Help the Child. J.K. Also: Rowling has plans for a new book of her own. And a book has been returned to a Washington state library — 65 years overdue.

On the Books: New Toni Morrison novel coming in April 2015

-45 years after Toni Morrison, 83, published her groundbreaking debut The Bluest Eye in 1970, the visionary author’s 12th novel will hit

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Toni Morrison is releasing a new novel this spring! The NYT Magazine looks at the sexual assault crisis in the military. As she nears age 100, activist Grace Lee Boggs is in hospice care — and needs our donations to help pay for it.  “I have a dream…that one day I’ll see as much outrage over […]

A New Toni Morrison Novel Will Arrive in April

In news that amounts to at least an 8 on the literary Richter scale, Knopf has announced that it will publish Toni Morrison’s 11 th novel in April 2015. At that point, book world luminaries will hurriedly convene to invent new prizes,...Show More Summary

Newswire: New novel from Toni Morrison coming in April

Knopf has announced that Toni Morrison’s 11th novel, God Help The Child, will be released on April 21, 2015. The 83-year-old Nobel Laureate is having a busy fall, having recently explained racism to Stephen Colbert, announced her personal...Show More Summary

New Toni Morrison novel coming in April

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

For fans of literary fiction, the announcement of a new Toni Morrison novel is kind of like that new "Star Wars" preview – it won't be out for several months, but that won't stop devotees from getting really, really excited.

Toni Morrison Already Wrote the Best Book of 2015

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Toni Morrison doesn't need to write another book. She's published 1o celebrated fiction titles and won nearly every award there is to win as an author (a Nobel, Pulitzer Prize and Presidential Medal of Freedom are among her honors). But, no matter! Toni Morrison is pulling a Toni Morrison—again. Show More Summary

New Toni Morrison Novel Deals with Childhood Trauma

Beloved author and Nobel laureate Toni Morrison will publisher her 11th novel, God Help the Child, on April 21st with Knopf.… Read More

Authors making a name for brands

2 months agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Ron Barrett for the New York Times “Cultivating Thought” is a series of captivating short pieces written by ten noted authors, from Nobel prize winner Toni Morrison to Malcolm Gladwell, printed on Chipolte cups and bags and meant to be read in two minutes. Show More Summary

#BlackLivesMatter: A Longform Reading List

2 months agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Fifty years of words I liked reading and you will too! Authors include James Baldwin, bell hooks, Kiese Laymon, Roxane Gay, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Toni Morrison, Bayard Rustin and Dr. Brittany Cooper.

NaNoWriMo Tip #16: Write What You Don’t Know

2 months agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Do you want to take your NaNoWriMo story in an unfamiliar direction? Back in 2013, Toni Morrison and Junot Díaz headlined a “Live From the NYPL” event. The video embedded above features the entire conversation. During the discussion, Morrison shared this thought: “I tell my students; I tell everybody this. Show More Summary

Toni Morrison Breaks Down The Reality Of Race On The Colbert Report

Toni Morrison has a way with words, on and off the page. The Nobel Prize winning author joined Stephen Colbert for an interview Wednesday night to discuss her legendary body of work and the reality of race in American society. With the ease and grace of a seasoned comedian, Morrison hit Colbert with a series of jokes in his own studio. Show More Summary

Watch Toni Morrison Drop Knowledge on Stephen Colbert

Yesterday, Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Toni Morrison appeared on The Colbert Report. With her thoughtful and acerbic wit, she successfully broke down race and racism in our society.

Toni Morrison tells Colbert she takes responsibility for Obamacare

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Pulitzer- and Nobel-winning author Toni Morrison can take credit for a lot of things, including writing some fantastic novels in her career, but no one would have ever thought to blame her for Obamacare. Until she met Stephen Colber...

Toni Morrison Is Amazed at Her Own Talent on The Colbert Report

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Toni Morrison stopped by for a chill chat about race, pigeonholing and the time she was taken aback by her own written words on Wednesday night's edition of The Colbert Report. "Is your entire literary career a midlife crisis?" Stephen Colbert asked. Read more...

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