Zora Neale Hurston was born January 7, 1891, in Eatonville, FL; died January 28, 1960, in Fort Pierce, FL.
of her writings:
- (With Clinton Fletcher and Time Moore) Fast and Furious (musical play), published in Best Plays of 1931-32, edited by Burns Mantle and Garrison, Sherwood, 1931.
- (With Langston Hughes) Mule Bone: A Comedy of Negro Life in Three Acts, HarperPerennial, 1931, reprint, 1991.
- Jonah's Gourd Vine (novel), with an introduction by Fanny Hurst, Lippincott, 1934, reprinted with a new introduction by Rita Dove, Perennial, 1990.
- Mules and Men (folklore), with an introduction by Franz Boas, Lippincott, 1935, reprinted with a new foreword by Arnold Rampersad, Perennial, 1990.
- Their Eyes Were Watching God (novel), Lippincott, 1937, reprinted, University of Illinois Press, 1991.
- Tell My Horse (nonfiction), Lippincott, 1938.
- Moses, Man of the Mountain (novel), Lippincott, 1939, reprint, HarperPerennial, 1991.
- Dust Tracks on a Road (autobiography), Lippincott, 1942, reprinted with an introduction by Neal, 1971, reprinted with a foreword by Maya Angelou, HarperPerennial, 1991.
- (With Dorothy Waring) Stephen Kelen-d'Oxylion Presents Polk County: A Comedy of Negro Life on a Sawmill Camp with Authentic Negro Music (three-act play), New York, c. 1944.
- Seraph on the Suwanee (novel), Scribner, 1948, reprint, HarperPerennial, 1991.
- I Love Myself When I Am Laughing . . . And Then Again When I Am Looking Mean And Impressive, edited by Alice Walker, Feminist Press, 1979.
- The Sanctified Church, Turtle Island Foundation, 1983.
- The Gilded Six-Bits, Redpath Press, 1986.
- The Complete Stories, HarperCollins, 1994.
- Sweat, edited and with an introduction by Cheryl A. Wall, (New Brunswick, NJ), Rutgers University Press, 1997.
- Collected Essays, HarperCollins, 1998.