Zora Neale Hurston

Zora Neale Hurston

This is a complete list of Zora Neale Hurston 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 Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Mules and Men
1935
2
I Love Myself When I Am Laughing... And Then Again
1979
3
Hurston Reader
1979
4
The Sanctified Church
1981
5
Spunk!
1985
6
The Complete Stories
1995
7
Novels and Stories
1995
8
Zora Neale Hurston: Stories
1995
9
Zora Neale Hurston: Plays
1998
10
Go Gator and Muddy the Water
1999
11
10
Every Tongue Got to Confess
2001
12
In Search of Our Sister's Garden
2003
13
What's the Hurry, Fox?
2004
14
The Skull Talks Back
2004
15
Lies and Other Tall Tales
2005
16
Hitting a Straight Lick with a Crooked Stick
2020
17
I Love Myself When I Am Laughing... And Then Again When I Am Looking Mean and Impressive
2020
18
Bookmarks in the Pages of Life
2020
19
Collected Early Works
2022

List of Plays in Publication Order

List of Picture Books in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
How It Feels to Be Colored Me
1928
2
Tell My Horse
1938
3
8
Dust Tracks on a Road
1942
4
Folklore, Memoirs, and Other Writings
1995
5
Bottle Up and Go
1995
6
Complete Essays
1997
7
Collected Essays
1998
8
Zora Neale Hurston: A Life in Letters (With: Carla Kaplan)
2002
9
You Don't Know Us Negroes and Other Essays (With: Henry Louis Gates, Genevieve West)
You Don't Know Us Negroes and Other Essays (With: Henry Louis Gates, Genevieve West)
2022

List of Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the Americas (MELA) Books in Publication Order (with Lin Yutang)

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Chinatown Family (By: Lin Yutang, C. Lok Chua)
Chinatown Family (By: Lin Yutang, C. Lok Chua)
1950
2
Chinatown Family (Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the Americas (By: Lin Yutang, C. Lok Chua)
1950
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List of Zora Neale Hurston Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Saturday Review Gallery
1959
2
The Best Short Stories by Black Writers
1967
3
The Roots of African American Drama: An Anthology of Early Plays, 1858-1938
1990
4
Louisiana Stories
1990
5
Florida Stories
1993
6
Writing Women's Lives
1994
7
Downhome
1995
8
The Prize Plays and Other One-Acts Published in Periodicals
1996
9
Writing New York
1998
10
The Messenger Reader Stories, Poetry, and Essays from The Messenger Magazine
2000
11
Mothers Through the Eyes of Women Writers
2001
12
Rotten English: A Literary Anthology
2007
13
Letters to Change the World: From Pankhurst to Orwell
2018
14
Genuine Black and White Magic of Marie Laveau
2018
15
American Midnight
2019
16
Miami Noir
2020
17
On Girlhood: 15 Stories from the Well-Read Black Girl Library
2021
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Zora Neale Hurston: Biography

Zora Neale Hurston was born on January 7th, 1891. Zora passed away January 28th, 1960 at 69 years old. Zora Neale Hurston was born in Notasulga, Alabama, USA.

Zora Neale Hurston was the author of the Zora Neale Hurston Short Story Collections series which consists of 19 novels. The Zora Neale Hurston Short Story Collections series started in 1935 with the novel Mules and Men. The most recently released novel in the Zora Neale Hurston Short Story Collections series was Collected Early Works which was released in 2022. There are no upcoming novels for the Zora Neale Hurston Short Story Collections series.

Zora Neale Hurston also wrote the Non-Fiction Books series which has 9 books including How It Feels to Be Colored Me and Tell My Horse.

Zora Neale Hurston: Awards & Accolades

Hurston's book, Their Eyes Were Watching God won the Audie Award, Best Female Narrator, in 2001.

Zora Neale Hurston books have also been nominated for multiple awards, Every Tongue Got to Confess was nominated for the Audie Award, Best Multi-Voiced Performance Award, in 2003. Barracoon was nominated for the Audie Award, Best Female Narrator, in 2019.

Zora Neale Hurston: Author Insights

The highest rated book by Zora Neale Hurston on Book Notification is Barracoon, a Standalone novel.

The most read book by Zora Neale Hurston on Book Notification is Their Eyes Were Watching God, a Standalone novel.

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  1. Stephen King, author of the The Dark Tower Series.
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  3. Neil Gaiman, author of the American Gods Series.
  4. Harper Lee, author of the To Kill a Mockingbird Series.
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Zora Neale Hurston: F.A.Q

When was Zora Neale Hurston Born?

Zora Neale Hurston was born on January 7th, 1891.

When did Zora Neale Hurston die?

Zora Neale Hurston died on January 28th, 1960 at 69 years old.

Where was Zora Neale Hurston Born?

Zora Neale Hurston was born in Notasulga, Alabama, USA.

What book awards has Zora Neale Hurston won?

Hurston's book, Their Eyes Were Watching God won the award Audie Award, Best Female Narrator, in 2001.

What was the first book Zora Neale Hurston wrote?

The first novel written by Zora Neale Hurston was How It Feels to Be Colored Me, published in 1928.

What was the most recent book Zora Neale Hurston wrote?

Her most recently released work was The Mule-Bone (a short story) on February 21st, 2023.

How many books has Zora Neale Hurston written?

Zora Neale Hurston has written 43 books excluding contributions to anthologies. 5 Standalone Novels, 3 Short Stories/Novellas, 19 books in the Short Story Collections, 5 books in the Plays, 2 books in the Picture Books, 9 books in the Non-Fiction Books.

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