NAME: Toni Morrison (given name, Chloe Anthony Wofford)
BORN: February 18, 1931
George and Ramah Wofford
hometown...Lorain, Ohio (Lorain County)
graduated, Howard University, B.A., English
graduated, Cornell University, M.A.
senior editor, Random House (1965-85)
--- Texas Southern University (1955-57)
--- Howard University (1957-64)
--- State Univ. of New York, Purchase (1971-72)
--- State Univ. of New York, Albany (1984-89)
--- Princeton University (since 1989)
Morrison has received numerous awards for her literary accomplishments, including the Nobel Prize for Literature, the Pulitzer Prize, the Robert F. Kennedy Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award.