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Zora neale hurston, (born january 7, 1891, notasulga, alabama, us—died january 28, 1960, fort pierce, florida), american folklorist and writer associated with the harlem renaissance who celebrated the african american culture of the rural south. Zora neale hurston built her literary career on productive entanglement with the southern black folk culture that nourished her a native of the black town of eatonville, florida, hurston showed a. Writer and anthropologist zora neale hurston was a fixture of the harlem renaissance and author of the masterwork 'their eyes were watching god' upon receiving a guggenheim fellowship, hurston.