Los Angeles resident Amanda Gorman, whose acclaimed poetry reading at President Joe Biden’s inauguration thrust her into the national spotlight, said Wednesday she was thrilled to be the first poet to grace the cover of Vogue magazine. (CBS Los Angeles)
.@TheAmandaGorman is our May cover star!
Poet, activist, optimist, style icon—Gorman has become so much more than a literary star. Meet the phenomenon in the making: https://t.co/7Zkxcy0i4q pic.twitter.com/mbjacqdlOt
— Vogue Magazine (@voguemagazine) April 7, 2021
Gorman tweeted she is, “Honored to be the first poet EVER on the cover of @voguemagazine,” and it was a “joy to do so while wearing a Black designer, @virgilabloh.” Amanda continued by writing, “this is called the Rise of Amanda Gorman, but it’s truly for all of you, both named & unseen, who lift me up.”
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