Dayton Metro Library Examines Ohio References in Morrison’s Work

Dayton Metro Library’s Wilmington-Stroop Branch will host Toni Morrison and Reimagining the Midwest: Literary Representations of Ohio, opens a new window, on Monday, April 25, 6 - 7:30 pm.

This program examines how Morrison used Ohio as a literary landscape to explore themes and topics such as identity, kinship, history, love, loss, and survival. Registration is not required. For those who might want to read Morrison’s work in preparation for this program, visit the Library’s OverDrive collection, opens a new window or checkout a title at Your Library, opens a new window.

Morrison (1931 - 2019) was born in Lorain, Ohio. Storytelling and folktales were formative for her during her childhood. In her career, Morrison wrote several novels, one being Beloved in 1987, which won a Pulitzer Prize for fiction. In 1993, she received the Nobel Prize for Literature.

For more information about this program you can call our Ask Me Line at 937.463.2665.

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