HERRON, Carolivia. American, b. 1947. Genres: Novels, Literary criticism and history, Children's fiction. Career: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, assistant professor of Afro-American studies and comparative literature, 1986-90; Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA, director of Epicenter Literary Software, 1988-, associate professor of English, 1990-92; Hebrew College, Brookline, MA, Visiting scholar, 1994-95; Harvard University Divinity School & Graduate School of Education, visiting scholar, 1995-97. National Endowment for the Humanities, member of board of directors of curriculum development program, 1988-90; Carleton College, visiting professor, 1989. Publications: Thereafter Johnnie (novel), 1991; (ed.) Selected Works of Angelina Weld Grimke, 1991; Nappy Hair (children's fiction), 1997. Contributor to professional journals. Address: 6514 7th St., NW, Washington, DC 20012, U.S.A.