A headshot of Toni Morrison. She is wearing a black shirt and cranberry coloured lipstick. The background is out of focus.

A headshot of Toni Morrison. She is wearing a black shirt and cranberry coloured lipstick. The background is out of focus.

Photo of Toni Morrison by Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert

About Beloved: A Celebration of Toni Morrison and Black Women Writers with Donna Bailey Nurse

“If you surrendered to the air, you could ride it.”

~ Song of Solomon

Beloved: A Celebration of Toni Morrison and Black Women Writers with Donna Bailey Nurse brings together internationally renowned authors including  two-time Scotiabank Giller Prize winner Esi Edugyan (Washington Black), recipient of the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize Aminatta Forna (The Memory of Love),  Myriam J.A. Chancy (What Storm, What Thunder), Francesca Ekwuyasi (Butter Honey Pig Bread), Rebecca Fisseha (Daughters of Silence), Zalika Reid-Benta (Frying Plantain) and Cheluchi Onyemelukwe Onuobia (The Son of the House) winner of the Nigerian Prize for Literature in conversation and celebration.

Each evening features acclaimed authors in conversation with leading Canadian curator and literary critic Donna Bailey Nurse complemented by readings and music. ****Join us as we honour the legacy of Toni Morrison and celebrate the unrivalled impact she has had on Black women writers around the world.

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