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Elizabeth Acevedo

Author of The Poet X

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Elizabeth Acevedo is a Dominican-American poet and author, born and raised in New York City. She is a graduate of The George Washington University with a BA in Performing Arts and the University of Maryland with a MFA in Creative Writing. Her poetry has appeared in Cosmopolitan, The Huffington Post and Teen Vogue. Her work includes Beastgirl and Other Origin Myths, The Poet X, and With the Fire on High. She received several awards for her book The Poet X, a 2018 National Book Award for Young People's Literature, the Michael L Printz Award for excellence in young adult literature, the Walter Dean Myers Award for Outstanding Children's Literature, and the 2018 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from The Poet X… (more)
The Poet X (Author; Narrator, some editions) 2,129 copies, 144 reviews
With the Fire on High (Author; Narrator, some editions) 1,293 copies, 73 reviews
Clap When You Land (Author; Narrator, some editions) 1,146 copies, 59 reviews
Inheritance: A Visual Poem 65 copies, 4 reviews
Family Lore: A Novel 18 copies, 1 review
Soul Food 5 copies
Untitled 3 copies
The Poer 1 copy
How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents (Foreword, some editions) 3,207 copies, 69 reviews
Pride (Narrator, some editions) 934 copies, 45 reviews
Women of Resistance: Poems for a New Feminism (Contributor) 58 copies, 3 reviews
The BreakBeat Poets Vol. 4: LatiNext (Contributor) 50 copies

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