Amanda performed "In This Place (An American Lyric)" during the City of Boston's "Immigrant Heritage Month Virtual Celebration" in June 2020. Learn more about her story:
Amanda Gorman is the Inaugural Youth Poet Laureate of the United States and a senior at Harvard studying Sociology. She has written for the New York Times and performed several times for special broadcasts of CBS. She has two books forthcoming with Penguin Random House.