ELIZABETH ACEVEDO is the New York Times best selling author of the award-winning novel, THE POET X. She holds a BA in Performing Arts from The George Washington University and an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Maryland. Acevedo is a National Poetry Slam Champion, finalist for the National Book Award, and she is the winner of the Boston-Globe Hornbook Award Prize for Best Children’s Fiction of 2018. She resides in Washington, DC with her partner.
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