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American poet and activist
Amanda S. C. Gorman is an American poet and activist. Her 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. Her inauguration poem generated international acclaim, and shortly thereafter, two of her books achieved best-seller status, and she obtained a professional management contract. In February 2021, Gorman was highlighted in Time magazine's 100 Next List under the category of Phenoms, with a profile written by Lin-Manuel Miranda.
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Oprah Winfrey, Lin-Manuel Miranda and More Recognize Amanda Gorman for Powerful Inauguration Poem | THR News
On a day filled with history-making moments, Amanda Gorman became a star.
Poet Amanda Gorman inspired Americans with her message on Inauguration Day.