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 Nov 14-Nov 14 An Evening with the Author: Elizabeth Acevedo

 An Evening with the Author: Elizabeth Acevedo

The Fort Smith Public Library welcomes National Book Award winning, young adult author and poet Elizabeth Acevedo for an author talk and book signing. Copies of her books will be available for purchased signing. Acevedo is a New York Times bestselling author of "The Poet X" and "With the Fire on High." Her critically-acclaimed debut novel, "The Poet X," won the 2018 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature. She is also the recipient of the Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Fiction, the CILIP Carnegie Medal and the Boston Globe-Hornbook Award. Additionally, she was honored with the 2019 Pure Belpré Author Award for celebrating, affirming, and portraying Latinx culture and experience. 

Event Contact Information: 479-783-0229 Free. 6:00 PM- 8:00 PM. Fort Smith Public Library , 3201 Rogers Avenue , Fort Smith , Ark. 479-783-0229


316 North 7th Street
Fort Smith, AR 72901