Ntozake Shange

Ntozake Shange

This is a complete list of Ntozake Shange books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series or category.

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List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
See No Evil: Prefaces, Essays and Accounts, 1976-1983 (With: Tom Feelings)
1984
2
Sugar in the Raw: Voices of Young Black Girls in America (With: Rebecca Carroll)
1997
3
If I Can Cook/You Know God Can: African American Food Memories, Meditations, and Recipes
1998
4
Float Like a Butterfly (With: Edel Rodriguez)
Float Like a Butterfly (With: Edel Rodriguez)
2002
5
Lost in Language & Sound: Or How I Found My Way to the Arts: essays
2011
6
I Am An Old Woman
2019
7
Dance We Do: A Poet Explores Black Dance
2020

List of Collections in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Nappy Edges
1978
2
Three Pieces
1981
3
A Daughter's Geography
1983
4
From Okra to Greens: Poems
1984
5
Ridin' The Moon In Texas: Word Paintings
1987
6
The Love Space Demands: A Continuing Saga
1991
7
The Beacon Best of 1999: Creative Writing by Women and Men of All Colors
1999
8
The Sweet Breath of Life: A Poetic Narrative of the African-American Family
2004
9
Wild Beauty: New and Selected Poems
2017
10
Sing a Black Girl's Song
2023

List of Picture Books in Publication Order

List of Plays in Publication Order

List of Ntozake Shange Anthologies in Publication Order

Ntozake Shange: Biography

Ntozake Shange (Paulette Williams) was born on October 18th, 1948. Ntozake passed away October 27th, 2018 at 70 years old. Ntozake Shange was born in Trenton, New Jersey, United States. Shange attended Barnard College where she received a Bachelor's Degree and University of Southern California where she received a Master's Degree.

Ntozake Shange was the author of the Ntozake Shange Collections series which consists of 10 novels. The Ntozake Shange Collections series started in 1978 with the novel Nappy Edges. The most recently released novel in the Ntozake Shange Collections series was Sing a Black Girl's Song which was released in 2023. There are no upcoming novels for the Ntozake Shange Collections series.

Ntozake Shange (Paulette Williams) also wrote the Non-Fiction Books series which has 7 books including See No Evil: Prefaces, Essays and Accounts, 1976-1983 and Sugar in the Raw: Voices of Young Black Girls in America.

Ntozake Shange: Awards & Accolades

Shange's book, Sugar in the Raw: Voices of Young Black Girls in America won the Alex Awards, Best Book, in 1998.

Ntozake Shange: Author Insights

The highest rated book by Ntozake Shange on Book Notification is For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow Is Enuf, a Standalone novel.

The most read book by Ntozake Shange on Book Notification is For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow Is Enuf, a Standalone novel.

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Ntozake Shange: F.A.Q

When was Ntozake Shange Born?

Ntozake Shange was born on October 18th, 1948.

When did Ntozake Shange die?

Ntozake Shange died on October 27th, 2018 at 70 years old.

Where was Ntozake Shange Born?

Ntozake Shange was born in Trenton, New Jersey, United States.

What book awards has Ntozake Shange won?

Shange's book, Sugar in the Raw: Voices of Young Black Girls in America won the award Alex Awards, Best Book, in 1998.

What was the first book Ntozake Shange wrote?

The first novel written by Ntozake Shange was For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow Is Enuf, published in 1975.

What was the most recent book Ntozake Shange wrote?

Her most recently released work was Sing a Black Girl's Song on September 12th, 2023.

How many books has Ntozake Shange written?

Ntozake Shange has written 31 books. 5 Standalone Novels, 7 books in the Non-Fiction Books, 10 books in the Collections, 6 books in the Picture Books, 3 books in the Plays.

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