Marshall, Paule

Marshall, Paule (b. Burke)

(1929–  ) writer; born in New York City. She studied at Brooklyn College (B.A. 1953), and Hunter College (1955). She worked as a librarian and as a staff writer for Our World magazine (1953–56). Based in New York City, she became a free-lance writer in 1956. She also taught at Yale (1970), and lectured on Black literature at many institutions. She is known for her stories and novels that celebrate the lives of African-Americans and individuals living in the West Indies and Barbados, as in Praisesong for the Widow (1983).
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
References in periodicals archive ?
Marshall, Paule. The Chosen Place, the Timeless People.
Praisesong for the Widow Novel by Marshall, Paule, published in 1983.
Marshall, Paule. Daughters, New York: Macmillan, 1991.
Marshall, Paule. "An Interview with Paule Marshall." With Daryl Cumber Dance.