Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Remembering Gloria Naylor on Her Birthday

On this day in 1950, award-winning author Gloria Naylor was born in New York City. Here at HBW we continue to celebrate her life, memory, and contributions to Black writing. Here's a starter Gloria Naylor source list for you.

Conversations and Critical Concepts
A Conversation: Naylor, Gloria and Morrison, Toni. The Southern Review 21.3. (Jul 1, 1985): 567.

A Tribute to Gloria Naylor: Teacher of Black Feminism

Ashford, Tomeiko R. Gloria Naylor on Black Spirituality: An InterviewMELUS. Vol. 30, No. 4, Home: Forged or Forged? (Winter, 2005), pp. 73-87.

Cox, Karen Castellucci. Magic and Memory in the Contemporary Story Cycle: Gloria Naylor and Louise Erdrich. College English. Vol. 60, No. 2 (Feb., 1998), pp. 150-172

Donlon, Jocelyn Hazelwood. Hearing Is Believing: Southern Racial Communities and Strategies of Story-Listening in Gloria Naylor and Lee Smith. Twentieth Century Literature. Vol. 41, No. 1 (Spring, 1995), pp. 16-35.

Linden Hills (1985)
Mama Day (1988)
1996 (2005)

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