Youngest Poet Laureate – Amanda Gorman


Amanda Gorman is the youngest person to write an inaugural poem in the United States. She also is an award winning writer and is a graduate of Harvard university where she studied sociology.She has also written a for the New York Times , she has 3 books they are all in 4th place  with penguin random house. She was born and raised in Los Angeles California, at a very young age Amanda was already writing poetry. She’s became so successful that she’s gotten invites from Obama White House she’s also gotten to preform for Lin-Manuel Miranda, Al Gore, Secretary Hillary Clinton, Malala Yousafzai, and others.She has also received a Genius Grant from OZY Media, and a recognition from Scholastic Inc.  In addition here are more of here invites ,Genius Grant from OZY Media ,YoungArts, the Glamour magazine College Women of the Year Awards, and the Webby Awards. She has preformed for the New York Times newsletter, The Edit and penned ,the manifesto for Nike’s 2020 Black History Month campaign.As you can see she has won many awards for her poems that are very beautiful.The library of Congress has named her the first ever National Youth Poet Laureate in the United States,Which means she is the worlds youngest poetry writer.As of right now Amanda only has released 3 books but she said in an interview that she has way more books to publish.Also a fun fact is that for her poem “the hill
we climb” was never finished she
wrote it on January 6 thinking she would finish but she didn’t so she preformed the first verse of it that means only the first part.I have some more fun facts!

 1-she plans to run for president in 2036 after she promised Hillary Clinton she would run for president.she will also be old enough to run as president 

2-I bet you didn’t know this one she has A TWIN OMG!! Her twins name is Gabrielle, she is a UCLA graduate of 2020 in film and television.

3-Amanda is also a MODEL after the inauguration she signed an IMG contract,IMG is a VERY famous modeling agency bella and Gigi hadid both are signed to that agency so it’s pretty good for more info on this visit www.the guardian.com!!

4-At age 22, Gorman became the youngest person ever to recite an inaugural poem in the United States. It’s a list that includes Maya Angelou, Robert Frost, Miller Williams, Elizabeth Alexander and Richard Blanco.I have listed some people who have also wrote poems and preformed at the White House.

5- she actually started writing songs and then they became poetry.At a very young age Amanda got inspired so from the bad song she got some lyrics and turned it in to her poetry.

 

I do not own these facts…

 

That’s all about Amanda Gorman for more info go to www.messynessychick.com

www.parents.com and www.latimes.com ,www.nytimes.com and her Instagram.