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CALL US WHAT WE CARRY - Debut Poetry Collection
CALL US WHAT WE CARRY by Amanda Gorman
by Amanda Gorman

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New York, NY: Viking Books (December 7, 2021)

First Edition. Hardback.

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The debut poetry collection by inaugural National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman.

Formerly titled The Hill We Climb and Other Poems, this remarkable new collection of poems includes the now iconic poem, “The Hill We Climb”, read at the inauguration of the 46th President of the United States, Joe Biden, and reveals an energizing and unforgettable voice in American poetry. CALL US WHAT WE CARRY is Gorman at her finest. Bursting with musical language and exploring themes of identity, grief, and memory, the collection captures an important moment in our country’s consciousness while being utterly timeless.

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Amanda Gorman is the youngest inaugural poet in U.S. 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, Essence, and O magazine. After graduating cum laude from Harvard University, she now lives in her hometown of Los Angeles.

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. 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, The Hill We Climb,” was published in March 2021 and debuted at #1 on the New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestsellers list.

Her debut picture book, Change Sings, will be published in September 2021.

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