March 2, 2021

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Amanda Gorman effect: ‘It’s going to open doors for poets’

With performances at the 20 January inauguration and soon the Super Bowl, National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman is inspiring a new generation of artists to pursue their passion for poetry.

Hear from young poets in Washington DC as they discuss their excitement for the wave of attention the 22-year-old has brought to the craft.

Video by Alexandra Ostasiewicz