Tina McElroy Ansa is a famous African-American novelist. She was born on November 18, 1949, in Macon, Georgia, United States.
Ansa’s First book And It’s Achievements
Tina is a novelist, filmmaker, entrepreneur, teacher, and journalist. Her work has featured at various platforms.
Los Angles Times, Newsday, The Atlanta Constitution, Florida Time-Union are a few amongst the many publications where Tina’s work has been published.
Ansa worked at a variety of positions at the Atlanta Constitution after completing her college. After years of working, Ansa wrote several novels. She has been writing numerous periodicals too.
However, Tina’s fiction writing is appreciated the most. Her work of fiction includes the portrayal of Black women of recent and modern South America. There is a blend of supernatural and traditional superstitions in her work.
Moreover, her first novel, Baby of the Family, was termed as the notable book of the year by The New York Times.
The American-African book is on the list of the best selling paperback fiction. In 1990, the American Library Association declared the book as one of the best books for young adults. It also won Georgia Author Series award in 1989. Moreover, in October 2001 Georgia Centre included the book in the “Top 25 Books Every Georgian Should Read.”
Books By Tina McElroy Ansa
Though the author has not written a large number of novels, every work of her’s had been applauded.
Her books that everyone must read are as follows:
- Baby Of The Family
- The Hand I Fan With
- Ugly Ways
- You Know Better
- Taking After A Mudear: A Novel