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Call Us What We Carry The debut collection from the bestselling phenomenon who performed at the Presidential Inauguration

Written by Amanda Gorman

Call Us What We Carry The debut collection from the bestselling phenomenon who performed at the Presidential Inauguration Synopsis

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, this luminous poetry collection by Amanda Gorman captures a shipwrecked moment in time and transforms it into a lyric of hope and healing. In Call Us What We Carry, Gorman explores history, language, identity, and erasure through an imaginative and intimate collage. Harnessing the collective grief of a global pandemic, these poems shine a light on a moment of reckoning and reveal that Gorman has become our messenger from the past, our voice for the future. Praise for 'The Hill We Climb': 'I was profoundly moved... The power of your words blew me away' Michelle Obama, TIME 'I was thrilled' Hillary Clinton 'She spoke truth to power and embodied clear-eyed hope to a weary nation. She revealed us to ourselves' Lin-Manuel Miranda, TIME

Call Us What We Carry The debut collection from the bestselling phenomenon who performed at the Presidential Inauguration Press Reviews

A new collection full of hope and healing from the young American poet who electrified the world * Guardian, *50 Biggest Books of Autumn 2021* * 'The Hill We Climb': Deeply rousing and uplifting * Vogue * 'The Hill We Climb': A young Black woman helping to turn the page to a more hopeful chapter in American leadership... It made me so happy -- Michelle Obama * TIME * 'The Hill We Climb': The perfect example of what poetry can do -- Theresa Lola * Guardian *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781784744618
Publication date: 7th December 2021
Author: Amanda Gorman
Publisher: Chatto & Windus an imprint of Vintage Publishing
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 240 pages

About Amanda Gorman

Amanda Gorman (Author) 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 ...

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