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LA Poet Amanda Gorman Lands May Cover Of Vogue Magazine

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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.

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- Just before "Colbert," LA's own Amanda Gorman is making history again by gracing the May cover of "Vogue" magazine. The fashion magazine revealed its newest cover online. And in fact, there are two covers. The National Youth Poet Laureate is wearing Dior haute couture and a gown designed by Virgil Abloh, Louis Vuitton's first Black artistic director. Gorman is the first poet to make the cover of "Vogue," and she's ours.