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Elizabeth Acevedo

  • 4 stars across 3 books
    ELIZABETH ACEVEDO was born and raised in New York City and her poetry is infused with Dominican bolero and her beloved city's tough grit. With over twelve years of performance experience, Acevedo has been a featured performer on BET and Mun2, as well as delivered several TED Talks. She has performed internationally and her poetry has been featured in Cosmopolitan, The Huffington Post and Teen Vogue. Acevedo is a National Slam Champion, Beltway Grand Slam Champion, and the 2016 Women of the World Poetry Slam representative for Washington, D.C, where she lives and works. The Poet X is a Carnegie and National Book Award winner as well as a New York Times bestseller.
    1st April 2018

    The Poet X - WINNER OF THE CILIP CARNEGIE MEDAL 2019

    WINNER OF THE THE CILIP CARNEGIE MEDAL 2019 SHORTLISTED FOR THE WATERSTONES CHILDREN'S BOOK PRIZE 2019 THE WINNER OF THE... More

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    19th September 2019

    With the Fire on High: From the winner of the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2019

    'A delicious, evocative story' THE GUARDIAN From the author of THE POET X comes a sumptuous prose novel, perfect for f... More

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    5th May 2020

    Clap When You Land

    The stunning new novel in verse from the 2019 Carnegie Medal winning author of THE POET X Camino Rios lives for the sum... More

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