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African American Women Writers

Amanda S.C. Gorman (1998-), American poet and political activist, is best known for delivering her poem 'The Hill We Climb' at the 2021 inauguration of U.S. President Joe Biden. Themes in her work include social injustice, American history, opportunity, and unity. Gorman has garnered numerous accolades for her work, including being named the inaugural National Youth Poet Laureate and being invited to perform her poetry at the Super Bowl.

Genre: Poetry

More about Amanda Gorman at ProQuest One Literature

By Amanda Gorman