Tina Mcelroy Ansa

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Birthday
18, 1949
Birthplace
Georgia
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
18, 1949 (age 69)
Birthplace
Georgia

About

An American novelist, filmmaker, and journalist, she is most famous for Baby of the Family. Her fiction focuses on black women living in the American South.

Before Fame

She graduated from Spelman College in the early 1970s. Early in her literary career, she worked for the Atlanta Constitution, a prominent newspaper.

Trivia

She appeared on a Nick @ Nite television segment segment called "Postcards from Georgia."

Family Life

She grew up in the Pleasant Hill neighborhood of Macon, Georgia. She later married Jonée Ansa.

Associated With

She adapted her novel, Baby of the Family, for the screen; Pam Grier was chosen to star in the film.

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