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Maya angelou, a child of the jim crow south who rose to books, including poetry, essays and, responding to the public's appetite for her life story, six autobiographies “i want my work read,” she told the post at the time. Maya angelou was born marguerite annie johnson on april 4, 1928, in st in 1969, her first published autobiographical work, i know why the caged bird. Essay on i know why the caged bird sings by maya angelou maya angelou's work has been heavily affected by the era in which she began to write. After the birth of her son clyde, maya had to work to raise her son, which she began writing i know why the caged bird sings which was.