Amanda Gorman to read one of her poems at the presidential inauguration

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Amanda Gorman to read one of her poems at the presidential inauguration

Jan 15 2021

The incoming Biden administration has chosen Amanda Gorman to read one of her poems at the presidential inauguration. She’s an inspired choice for a nation desperate for hope and new energy. In 2017, as a sophomore at Harvard, she was appointed the first National Youth Poet Laureate and invited to read from her work at the Library of Congress. She’ll publish a children’s book called “Change Sings” in September.

Gorman will be the sixth poet ever to perform at a modern-day presidential inauguration, a list that includes Robert Frost, Maya Angelou, Miller Williams, Elizabeth Alexander and Richard Blanco.

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