Alora Young is more than “just” a poet. She is the voice of a generation that demands to be heard. At 19, she is a published author, a lead actress in a feature film, a song writer, a play-write and a Presidential Scholar. Her passion and the depth of her messages will leave you spellbound. Her smile and humor will remind you that there is hope for the future.
Hogarth Books, a division of Penguin Random House has announced that Walking Gentry Home, a memoir in verse, by Alora Young is now available for presale. This amazing story chronicles nine generations of Black, southern women from slavery through current day. Written in a unique style that mixes poetry with storytelling, Walking Gentry Home is book that promises to endure for as many generations as the women between its covers. It will be for sale nationally on August 2, 2022 in Barns & Noble, Target, Wal-Mart, Books A Million, Amazon and independent book sellers. An audio version of the book will be available on Audible and Apple’s iTunes.