Tara L. Conley

Tara L. Conley

Tara L. Conley is an assistant professor in the School of Communication and Media at Montclair State University. She was born and raised in Northeast Ohio.

a photo of Tara Conley outside novelist Toni Morrison's birthplace in Lorain, Ohio, not far from Cleveland.

In Toni Morrison’s Hometown, the Familiar Has Become Foreign

The late novelist was born a few miles from me in Lorain, in a small-town Ohio she called “neither plantation nor ghetto.” But much has changed.