As the first-ever National Youth Poet Laureate and youngest inaugural poet, Gorman has established herself as a dynamic wordsmith with the power to inspire.
FOR THERE IS ALWAYS LIGHT
by Amanda Gorman
Clarkson Potter, November 2024
Here for the first time is a journal that invites you to actively engage with her poetry. Flip from page to page to find quotes that challenge, uplift, and prompt dreams of a bright future, with an occasional poem reprinted in its entirety. With a vibrant, color-driven design, this journal provides readers an opportunity to consider their own influence, their dreams for the future, and the plans for positive change that churn within all of us.
Amanda Gorman is the youngest presidential inaugural poet in US history. She is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of THE HILL WE CLIMB and CALL US WHAT WE CARRY, as well as the children’s picture books CHANGE SINGS and SOMETHING, SOMEDAY. Amanda is a committed advocate for the environment, racial equality, and gender justice.