Amanda Gorman

American poet and activist.

Amanda Gorman

Amanda Gorman's work focuses on issues of oppression, feminism, race, and marginalization, as well as the African diaspora. Gorman was  the first person to be named National Youth Poet Laureate.  She published the poetry book "The One for Whom Food Is Not Enough" in 2015. In 2021, she delivered her poem "The Hill We Climb" at the inauguration of U.S. President Joe Biden.

 

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