Elizabeth Acevedo is the New York Times Bestselling author of 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. She is a National Poetry Slam Champion and her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in POETRY, Puerto Del Sol, Callaloo, and others. She lives in Washington, D.C. with her partner. Visit her online at acevedowrites.com.
In addition to her festival events, Elizabeth Acevedo is appearing in the following festival partner events:
Lit Crawl Portland — Join us on a madcap literary adventure through the streets of downtown Portland! All events are free and open to the public, and culminate in the Tin House After Party. More info here.
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