Posted on January 21, 2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Move over, Amanda Gorman — we have another young literary inspiration.

(We’re kidding! There’s room for multiple writers with incredible personal stories!)

Brayden Harrington, who as a thirteen-year-old bonded with President Joe Biden during his election campaign over stuttering, will publish two books, reports the New York Times.

Harrington’s first book comes out August 10; it’s a picture book titled Brayden Speaks Up and, as you might guess from the title, covers Harrington’s experiences as a child who stutters.

“I only hope my story provides a little extra support and motivation for those that need it,” he said in a statement.

Harrington’s publisher, Harper Collins, also said in the book announcement that he’s planning to write a novel for readers ages eight to twelve next year.

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