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Tellers of Stories Amanda Gorman, 19, Named National Youth Poet

  Amanda Gorman was named the first national youth poet laureate. According to Poets & Writers magazine, April 2017 issue, “The unprecedented title, to be awarded annually, honors a teen poet who demonstrates extraordinary literary talent and a proven record of community engagement and youth leadership”. “For Gorman, poetry and civic outreach aren’t separate interests. […]Read More