• The Muses Companion

    The Muses Companion – April 4, 2024

    Good day, readers. Today is April 4th, the 94th day of the year 2024, with 272 days remaining. “April unfurls the curtains of bloom, revealing the stage of a new season’s play.” T.S. Eliot Today in Literary History: On this day in 1928, Maya Angelou was born. An iconic American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist, Angelou’s work, including her seminal autobiography I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, continues to inspire generations with its powerful themes of resistance, resilience, and self-discovery. Notable Birthdays: Marguerite Duras (April 4, 1914 – March 3, 1996), the French novelist and filmmaker, was born on this day in Saigon, French Indochina. Best known for…