- Gender: Female
- Birthday: 1931-02-18
- Day of Death: 2019-08-05 ( 88 years old )
- Place of Birth: Lorain, Ohio, USA
- Also Known As: Chloe Anthony Wofford Morrison
Chloe Anthony Wofford Morrison, known as Toni Morrison, was an American novelist, essayist, book editor, and college professor. Her first novel, The Bluest Eye, was published in 1970. The critically acclaimed Song of Solomon brought her national attention and won the National Book Critics Circle Award.