Toni Morrison
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"Toni Morrison" is an American novelist, editor, and professor. Her novels are known for their epic (genre)/epic themes, vivid dialogue, and richly detailed characters. Among her best known novels are The Bluest Eye, Sula (novel)/Sula, Song of Solomon (novel)/Song of Solomon and Beloved (novel)/Beloved. She was also commissioned to write the libretto for a new opera, Margaret Garner, first performed in 2005. She won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction/Pulitzer Prize and the American Book Awards/American Book Award in 1988 for Beloved and the Nobel Prize in Literature/Nobel Prize in 1993. On May 29, 2012, she received the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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