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Eleanora E(laine) Tate
The Writers Directory. 2018. Lexile Measure: 570L.
Born: April 16, 1948 in Canton, Missouri, United States
Other Names: Tate, Eleanora Elaine
Nationality: American
Occupation: Novelist

Addresses: Office: Hamline University, MS-A1730, 1536 Hewitt Ave., St. Paul, MN, United States 55104-1284.


Iowa Bystander, news editor, 1966-68; Des Moines Register, staff writer, 1968-76; Des Moines Tribune, staff writer, 1968-76; Jackson Sun, staff writer, 1976-77; Kreative Koncepts Inc., writer and researcher, 1979-81; Positive Images Inc., president and co-owner, 1983-93; Tate and Associates, media consultant, 1993-99; Institute of Children's Literature, instructor; Hamline University, School of Graduate Studies, associate professor; North Carolina Central University, instructor.


  • Just an Overnight Guest, 1980; The Secret of Gumbo Grove, 1987; Thank You, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.!, 1990; Front Porch Stories: At the One-Room School, 1992; Retold African Myths, 1993; A Blessing in Disguise, 1995; Don't Split the Pole: Tales of Down-Home Folk Wisdom, 1997; African American Musicians, 2000; The Minstrel's Melody, 2001; To Be Free, 2004; Celeste's Harlem Renaissance, 2007. EDITOR: (with Z.E. Hamlett III) Eclipsed (poetry), 1975; Wanjiru: A Collection of Blackwomanworth, 1976. Contributor to books and periodicals.

Source Citation   (MLA 8th Edition)
"Eleanora E(laine) Tate." The Writers Directory, St. James Press, 2018. Biography In Context, Accessed 15 Feb. 2019.

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