Poet laureate Amanda Gorman to join Oprah on Apple TV+

Apple Oprah Conversation Amanda Gorman
Apple Oprah Conversation Amanda Gorman (Image credit: Apple)

What you need to know

  • Amanda Gorman will join The Oprah Conversation Friday.
  • Oprah's interview with the poet laureate will air on March 26.

Poet laureate Amanda Gorman will join The Oprah Conversation on Apple TV+ this Friday, March 26.

In a press release the company stated:

On Friday, March 26, Oprah Winfrey sits down with Amanda Gorman — the inspirational 23-year-old inaugural poet, author, and activist — on "The Oprah Conversation," exclusively on Apple TV+. "Amanda Gorman is a young woman who stepped into a moment in history with enormous grace and dignity," said Oprah Winfrey. "I was enthralled by her youthful spirit from the first moment we met, and very much looked forward to hearing her unpack all that has happened to her the past few months."

Gorman and Oprah will discuss 'The Hill We Climb', the poem delivered at the inauguration of President Biden and VP Kamala Harris, in an interview " that celebrates the legendary literary heroes who inspire her work, and introduces viewers to her mother and the other important women in her life who have encouraged her pursuit of poetry."

The Oprah Conversation is an Apple TV+ exclusive series that has featured interviews with Mariah Carey, Matthew McConaughey, Dolly Parton, Stevie Wonder, and Barack Obama.

The new episode with Gorman will air on Friday, March 26.

To celebrate Oprah's Book Club on Apple TV+, Apple recently updated Siri, so that now when you ask Siri what Oprah is reading, she'll respond in her own voice to tell you about the latest titles being discussed on the show. Between her Book Club and interviews, Oprah has been one of the biggest names picked up by Apple is attempts to grow and expand its Apple TV+ service. You can see our round-up of the best Apple TV models going here.

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