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Call Us What We Carry (Hardback)

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The breakout poetry collection by Sunday Times bestselling author and presidential inaugural poet Amanda Gorman.


Including ‘The Hill We Climb,’ the stirring poem read at the inauguration of the 46th President of the United States, Joe Biden, Amanda Gorman’s remarkable new collection reveals an energizing and unforgettable poetic voice. Call Us What We Carry is Gorman at her finest. Bursting with musical language and exploring themes of identity, grief, and memory, this lyric of hope and healing captures an important moment in our collective consciousness while being utterly timeless.



Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: poetry & poetsFiction & PoetryPoetryPoetry by individual poets Publisher: Vintage Publishing Publication Date: 07/12/2021 ISBN-13: 9781784744618  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Amanda Gorman is the youngest presidential inaugural poet in US history. She is a committed advocate for the environment, racial equality, and gender justice. Amanda's activism and poetry have been featured on The Today Show, PBS Kids and CBS This Morning, and in The New York Times, Vogue and Essence. In 2017, Amanda Gorman was appointed the first-ever National Youth Poet Laureate by Urban Word - a program that supports Youth Poets Laureate in more than 60 cities, regions and states nationally. After graduating cum laude from Harvard University, she now lives in her hometown of Los Angeles. Gorman's performance of her poem "The Hill We Climb" at the 2021 Presidential Inauguration received critical acclaim and international attention. The special edition of her inaugural poem was published in March 2021 and debuted at #1 on the New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestsellers list and was a Sunday Times Bestseller in the United Kingdom. Her debut picture book, Change Sings, was published in September 2021 and her breakout poetry collection, Call Us What We Carry, will be published in December 2021.

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