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Amanda Gorman        

Inaugural Youth Poet Laureate of the U.S.

Amanda Gorman is, making waves in the literary and social spheres. Her achievements are remarkable, especially considering her young age and the depth of her impact.

As the youngest inaugural poet in U.S. history, she gained widespread recognition for her captivating performance at the inauguration of President Joe Biden in January 2021. Her poem, "The Hill We Climb," resonated with millions around the world, addressing themes of unity, resilience, and hope.

Beyond her inaugural performance, Gorman's trajectory as a writer and speaker has been nothing short of impressive. Her educational background from Harvard University in Sociology underscores her commitment to understanding and addressing societal issues through her art.

Gorman's work extends beyond poetry; she has contributed to reputable publications like the New York Times and has forthcoming books with Penguin Random House, which undoubtedly further amplify her voice and impact.

Moreover, her involvement in initiatives like the National Youth Poet Laureate program and serving as the youngest board member of 826 National demonstrates her dedication to nurturing young voices and promoting literacy and expression among the youth.

Gorman's journey is not only a testament to her talent and creativity but also to her commitment to using her platform to inspire positive change and empower others through the power of words.


Biden chooses Amanda Gorman as youngest known inaugural poet
Award-winning Black female writer Amanda Gorman is set to become the youngest inaugural poet in memory when she recites her work at President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration.

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