Book Review – Poetry ~ The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem for the Country by Amanda Gorman


Amanda Gorman’s powerful and historic poem “The Hill We Climb,” is now available as a collectible gift edition.   If you were stirred by her recitation at President Joe Biden’s inauguration, then you might need this edition asap!  (If you were not stirred, please find your heart!)

Purchase your copy here.

Back Cover Copy of The Hill We Climb:

On January 20, 2021, Amanda Gorman became the sixth and youngest poet to deliver a poetry reading at a presidential inauguration. Taking the stage after the 46th president of the United States, Joe Biden, Gorman captivated the nation and brought hope to viewers around the globe. Her poem “The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem for the Country” can now be cherished in this special gift edition. Including an enduring foreword by Oprah Winfrey, this keepsake celebrates the promise of America and affirms the power of poetry.

Photo By: Stephanie Mitchell, Harvard Staff Photographer

About Amanda Gorman:

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 TimesVogueEssence, and O, The Oprah Magazine. In 2017, Urban Word named her the firstever National Youth Poet Laureate of the United States. After graduating cum laude from Harvard University, she now lives in her hometown of Los Angeles. The special edition of her inaugural poem, “The Hill We Climb,” will be published in March 2021. Her debut picture book, Change Sings, and the breakout poetry collection The Hill We Climb and Other Poems will be published in September 2021.

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