Maya Angelou Receives Honorary Award
The world renowned author recieves major literary award.
Maybe you know her from “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” or the poem “On the Pulse of Morning.” The world-renowned poet and author, Dr. Maya Angelou was recognized for contributions like these to literary world.
A smiling Dr. Angelou received the Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community, an honorary National Book Award. The award celebrates Dr. Angelou’s literary significance in the community.
Whether she’s hanging out at the White House, receiving Grammy Awards, or directing films, Dr. Angelou is no newbie to receiving critical acclaim. In her 85 years on earth, Dr. Angelou has written autobiographies, poetry, children’s books, plays, and essays in addition to her multiple spoken-word albums.
Other winners of the coveted National Book Award medal are Philip Roth and Arthur Miller.
Seems like an award worth waiting for.
Do you know why the caged bird sings?
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