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- toni morrison was awarded the pulitzer prize for her novel beloved, a novel whose popularity and worth earned her the nobel prize in literature the first ever awarded to a black female author born in the small town of larain, ohio, in 1931, to george and ramah willis wofford, morrison's birth name is chloe anthony wofford (gates and appiah ix. Toni morrison was born chloe anthony wofford in lorain, ohio after her parents relocated to the north, to escape the problems of the southern racism on both sides of her family were migrants and sharecroppers she spent her childhood in the midwest and read avidly, from jane austen to tolstoy. She became the eighth woman and the first black woman to receive the nobel prize in literature which included an award of $825,000 the toni morrison society held. The hardcover of the remember: the journey to school integration by toni morrison at barnes & noble in 1993 she became the first black woman to receive the nobel.