Thursday, January 07, 2010
January 7 Birthday: Zora N. Hurston
Zora N. Hurston, author
Jan. 7, 1891-Jan. 28, 1060
Amelia to Zora: Twenty-Six Women Who Changed the World by
Cynthia Chin-Lee, illustrated by Megan Halsey and Sean Addy (Charlesbridge, 2005)
Z is for Zora in this tribute to famous women. An African-American writer during the Harlem Renaissance, Hurston was also a folklorist and anthropologist.
The Zora Neale Hurston Digital Archive at the University of Central Florida offers information about Hurston’s life and times, writings, and criticism.