- Ma·ya [mah-yuh] /ˈmɑ yə/, Marguerite Johnson, 1928–2014, U.S. writer, playwright, and performer.
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Sherry is a wine of many styles and narratives, and Angelou appreciated challenge.
Closing his interview with Angelou, Plimpton wondered how sherry influenced her rituals after finishing a project.
Perhaps more than anything else, Dr. Angelou was a teacher—"a teacher who writes," as she would say.
So I called Dr. Angelou for perspective, and perhaps to validate my own perspective.
Dr. Angelou, thank you so much for taking the time to speak with me.Maya Angelou: How I Write
April 10, 2013
- Maya, real name Marguerite Johnson. born 1928, US Black novelist, poet, and dramatist. Her works include the autobiographical novel I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1970) and its sequels
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