Length: 80 pages
First Published: 2021
Formerly titled The Hill We Climb and Other Poems, Amanda Gorman’s remarkable new collection reveals an energizing and unforgettable voice in American poetry. Call Us What We Carry is Gorman at her finest. Including “The Hill We Climb,” the stirring poem read at the inauguration of the 46th President of the United States, Joe Biden, and bursting with musical language and exploring themes of identity, grief, and memory, this lyric of hope and healing captures an important moment in our country’s consciousness while being utterly timeless.
About Amanda Gorman
Amanda Gorman is the youngest presidential inaugural poet in US history. Her inaugural poem “The Hill We Climb” was published in a special edition, followed by a collection of her poetry Call Us What We Carry. She is also the author of the picture book Change Sings. She currently lives in Los Angeles, California. Visit the author’s website →