Elizabeth Acevedo: The Poet X
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Doors open at 6:30 pm and event begins at 7 pm, with book signing to follow.
This event will be ASL-interpreted.
Meet poet Elizabeth Acevedo, who will discuss her debut novel, "The Poet X."
About "The Poet X"
Fans of Jacqueline Woodson, Meg Medina, and Jason Reynolds will fall hard for this astonishing novel in verse, about an Afro-Latina heroine who tells her story with blazing words and powerful truth.
"A story that will slam the power of poetry and love back into your heart." - Laurie Halse Anderson, author of "Speak and Chains"
An incredibly potent debut. Jason Reynolds, author of the National Book Award Finalist "Ghost"
About Elizabeth Acevedo
Elizabeth Acevedo was born and raised in New York City and her poetry is infused with Dominican bolero and her beloved citys tough grit.
She holds a BA in Performing Arts from The George Washington University and an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Maryland. 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 written two collections of poetry, her chapbook "Beastgirl & Other Origin Myths" and "Medusa Reads La Negra's Palm." "The Poet X" is her debut novel. She lives with her partner in Washington, DC.
Maryland Ensemble Theatre (View)
31 W Patrick St
Frederick, MD 21701
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