Maya Angelou Received Honorary Book Award

Posted: September 6, 2013 in Uncategorized


The poet and author of “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” is this year’s recipient of the Literarian Award, an honorary National Book Award for contributions to the literary community, the National Book Foundation announced Thursday. It’s the first major literary prize for the 85-year-old Angelou, whose many honors include three Grammys for best spoken word album, a National Medal of Arts and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.



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