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Sophie’s Recommendation: Alexandra Huynh, 2021 National Youth Poet Laureate

Alexandra Huynh is the 5th National Youth Poet Laureate for the United States. It’s a relatively new position inaugurated by Amanda Gorman in 2017. The idea of a poet laureate, however, dates back millennia. Think of Homer for the Greeks, whose Iliad and Odyssey were told and retold long before they were written. We task …

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