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Maya AngelouMaya Angelou (April 4, 1928 - May 28, 2014)

Angelou was the recipient of more than four dozen honorary degrees and numerous literary awards, among them the North Carolina Award in Literature and a lifetime appointment as the Reynolds Professor of American Studies at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Other honors include an appointment by Present Jimmy Carter to the commission of the International Women’s Year; her recognition by Ladies’ Home Journal as Woman of the Year in communications in 1975; and her reception, in 1983, of the Matrix Award in the field of books from the Women in Communications.   Continue . . .

Source: Smelstor, Marjorie, and Mary Hanford Bruce. “Maya Angelou.” Critical Survey of American Literature, Dec. 2016, pp. 97–105. From Literary Reference Center Plus database.

Book Collection

The Complete Collected Poems of Maya Angelou
Maya Angelou: A Glorious Celebration
Gather Together in My Name
Life Doesn't Frighten Me

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