Maya Angelou Book Award
The Maya Angelou Book Award reading committee has selected four finalists for the second annual award, which is presented by the Kansas City Public Library, the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and five other universities in the state.
Buki Papillon is the winner of the second annual Maya Angelou Book Award for her acclaimed first novel An Ordinary Wonder. The award reading committee selected Papillon from four finalists who emerged from a field of more than 100 submissions. Learn more about the author and her award-winning book.