Elizabeth AcevedoElizabeth Acevedo is a Dominican-American poet and author. In September 2022, the Poetry Foundation named her the year's Young People’s Poet Laureate.
Acevedo is the author of the young adult novels ''The Poet X'', ''With the Fire on High'', and ''Clap When You Land''. ''The Poet X'' is a ''New York Times'' Bestseller, National Book Award Winner, and Carnegie Medal winner. She is also the winner of the 2019 Michael L. Printz Award, the 2018 Pura Belpre Award, and the Boston-Globe Hornbook Award Prize for Best Children’s Fiction of 2018. She lives in Washington, DC. Provided by Wikipedia