Ever since Amanda Gorman gave a poetry studying on the inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, we have been captivated by her phrases of knowledge. Whereas the 23-year-old stepped into the highlight as a literary icon, she’s a lot greater than that. She’s additionally an creator, an activist, an IMG mannequin, and now a Vogue cowl star. In an exquisite cowl story written by Doreen St. Félix and photographed by Annie Leibovitz for the journal’s Could 2021 subject, Amanda will get candid about her newfound fame and the way she hopes to be “a stepping-stone for change” and encourage others to step into their greatness. The duvet story can be a historic second as Amanda is the first poet to cover the magazine. See a few of her most inspiring quotes (and gorgeous portraits) from the duvet story forward.