Toni Morrison: Nobel and Pulitzer-Prize winning author. Novelist, editor and professor Toni Morrison is best-known for such works as The Bluest Eye, Song of Solomon, and Beloved (which was adapted into a film). Morrison’s Nobel and Pulitzer prize-winning work shakes readers to their cores by taking an unflinching and often haunting look at the black experience in America.
Jhumpa Lahiri: Won a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction; Member of the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities. In 2000, Indian-American author Jhumpa Lahiri’s debut short story collection, Interpreter of Maladies (1999), won a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. Her novels and short stories consistently deliver a fresh, insightful and deeply human account of the experiences of South Asian immigrants in America.
Very cool! We love those ladies, and shout outs to Alice Walker and Joyce Carol Oates, too.