Maya Angelou author biography, plus links to books by Maya Angelou.

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Maya Angelou

Poet, writer, performer, teacher, and director Maya Angelou was raised in Stamps, Arkansas, and then moved to San Francisco. In addition to her groundbreaking autobiographies, beginning with I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, she has also written two cookbooks, five poetry collections, including I Shall Not Be Moved, three books of essays, including Letter to My Daughter, and six long-form poems, including "Mother" and "On the Pulse of Morning," read at the inauguration of President William Jefferson Clinton.

This biography was last updated on 04/02/2013.

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