Author Spotlight | Elizabeth Acevedo


Author Bio: “Elizabeth Acevedo is the author of The Poet X—which won the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature, the Michael L. Printz Award, the Pura Belpré Award, the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award, and the Walter Award—as well as With the Fire on High and Clap When You Land. She is a National Poetry Slam champion and holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of Maryland. Acevedo lives with her partner in Washington, DC. You can find out more about her at” (Bio and headshot provided by Audra Boltion-Ortiz. Photo Credit: Denzel Golatt


Twitter: @AcevedoWrites

Instagram: @acevedowrites

Thank you to Elizabeth Acevedo for interviewing with Pine Reads Review and to Audra Boltion-Ortiz for making it all happen! The interview is posting next Friday, August 14th! In our interview, Elizabeth discusses her writing process, the complex themes within her novels, her writing influences, the current social climate, and her latest New York Times Best Selling release, Clap When You Land. Tune in next week to read the full interview for all this and more! 
In the meantime, check out our review of The Poet X and don’t forget to pick up a copy of Acevedo’s novels at your local indie bookstore!

PRR Writer, Jackie Balbastro

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