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Elizabeth Acevedo


Elizabeth Acevedo (photo credit Denzel Golatt)
Elizabeth Acevedo is the United States' Young People’s Poet Laureate and The New York Times bestselling author of The Poet X, winner of the National Book Award and the Carnegie medal. She is a National Poetry Slam Champion and also the author of bestselling YA titles With the Fire on High and Clap When You Land. She is currently based in Washington, DC.