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

BBC, 08 Feb 2021
With performances at President Biden's inauguration and soon the Super Bowl, National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman has been inspiring a new generation of artists in the US to pursue their passion for poetry.

These young poets from Washington DC have been discussing their excitement for the wave of attention the 22-year-old has brought to the craft and why they think “it’s a really exciting time for poetry.”

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