Biographies Toni Cade Bambara (1939-1995)

Toni Cade Bambara was born in Harlem in 1995. She is the author of over a dozen short story collections, novels and essays, including Gorilla, My Love (1972), The Salt Eaters (1980), and Those Bones Are Not My Child (1999). She was also the editor of several anthologies, including The Black Woman: An Anthology (1970) and Tales and Stories for Black Folks (1971). Bambara taught at a number of universities and colleges, including Rutgers University, Emory University, and Atlanta University. She died in 1995 and was inducted posthumously into the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame in 2013.

Audio Recordings with Toni Cade Bambara

Selected Works at the Library of Congress