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  • Published: 13 April 2021
  • ISBN: 9781784744601
  • Imprint: Chatto & Windus
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $24.00

The Hill We Climb

An Inaugural Poem




Amanda Gorman's powerful and historic poem 'The Hill We Climb,' read at President Joe Biden's inauguration, is now available as a collectible gift edition.

'For there is always light
If only we're brave enough to be it.
If only we're brave enough to see it.'

**Sunday Times and New York Times Bestseller**
'I was profoundly moved... The power of your words blew me away' Michelle Obama, TIME

'A moment of history in book form' Stylist

'Deeply rousing and uplifting' Vogue

On 20 January 2021, Amanda Gorman spoke a message of truth and hope to millions.

Aged twenty-two, she delivered a poetry reading at the inauguration of US President Joe Biden. Her poem, 'The Hill We Climb', addressed the country and reached across the world: a call for a brave future.

This special edition, which includes an enduring foreword by Oprah Winfrey, marks that poem and offers us courage, consolation and the inspiration to make change.

'I was thrilled' Hillary Clinton

'She spoke truth to power and embodied clear-eyed hope to a weary nation. She revealed us to ourselves' Lin-Manuel Miranda, TIME

  • Published: 13 April 2021
  • ISBN: 9781784744601
  • Imprint: Chatto & Windus
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $24.00

About the author

Amanda Gorman

Amanda Gorman (Author)
Amanda Gorman is the youngest presidential inaugural poet in US history. She is a committed advocate for the environment, racial equality, and gender justice. Amanda's activism and poetry have been featured on The Today Show, PBS Kids, and CBS This Morning, and in TheNew York Times, Vogue, Essence, and O, The Oprah Magazine. In 2017, Urban Word named her the first-ever National Youth Poet Laureate of the United States. After graduating cum laude from Harvard University, she now lives in her hometown of Los Angeles. The special edition of her inaugural poem, "The Hill We Climb," will be published in March 2021. Her debut picture book, Change Sings, and the breakout poetry collection The Hill We Climb and Other Poems will be published in September 2021.

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