Amanda becomes the first poet to feature on the cover of Vogue

Barely 4 months after making history at Joe Biden and Kamala Harris’ inauguration, Amanda Gorman has achieved another milestone. The 23-year-old Harvard graduate is now the first poet to be featured on the cover of Vogue magazine.

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Gorman shot to fame following her powerful reading of her poem “The Hill We Climb” at President Joe Biden’s inauguration in January.

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Sharing the news on her social media handles, the poet wrote, “Honored to be the first poet EVER on the cover of @voguemagazine, & what a joy to do so while wearing a Black designer, @virgilabloh. This is called the Rise of Amanda Gorman, but it’s truly for all of you, both named & unseen, who lift me up.”

Gorman is set to release two books in September;  a collection of her poetry, “The Hill We Climb and Other Poems” and a kid’s picture book “Change Sings: A Children’s Anthem”, which have already topped the bestseller lists on Amazon.

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