Celebrate the life of this creative, courageous, and resilient woman by reading one of her many works.
Angelou wrote a series of autobiographies, starting with one of her most famous books:
Gather Together in My Name (1974)
The Heart of a Woman (1981)
A Song Flung up to Heaven (2002)
Mom & Me & Mom (2013)
Angelou was a celebrated poet, winning her first Grammy for the recorded version of "On the Pulse of Morning."
Her essays contain clever thoughts, opinions, anecdotes, and advice:
For complete chronological lists of Angelou's works, along with a detailed biography, visit her page on the Poetry Foundation website.
She will be missed.