Gloria Naylor

Naylor won the National Book Award and the American Book Award for her debut novel, which was later turned into a mini-series helmed by Oprah Winfrey.

The New York-born novelist died from a heart attack in the Virgin Islands on September 28. She was only 66-years-old.

Gloria Naylor won the “American Book Award” for best novel for her work, The Women of Brewster Place, on April 28, 1983. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Naylor, Gloria born 1950, novelist, essayist,screenplay writer, columnist, and educator. Gloria Naylor was born in New York City on 25 January to Roosevelt  and Alberta McAlpin Naylor, who had recently migrated northward […]