Maya Angelou Interview ( audio )
Photo by Dwight Carter
1. As a world-renowned poet, author, performer, film producer, and social justice advocate, I know readers of LEARNing Landscapes would be interested in knowing what pivotal events in your early life contributed to your work as a poet and writer?
2. Can you tell us about the first poems that you wrote and how that came about?
3. Poetry is not always included in the school curriculum as often as it should be. What are your thoughts about poetry and education?
4. What suggestions can you give to aspiring poets?