If you didn’t see Youth Poet Laureate, Amanda Gorman, perform at the Inauguration of President Joe Biden on January 20th, now’s your chance. Gorman, who is only 22 years old, was named the first-ever Youth Poet Laureate of the United States in 2017. She is also the youngest inauguration poet in US history.
You can watch her performance of her inauguration poem, The Hill We Climb here.
Interested in learning more? Check out Amanda Gorman’s PBS NewsHour interview with Jeffrey Brown, in which she talks about her love of poetry and her writing process for the inauguration poem.