RIF Author Interview with Elizabeth Acevedo

Join us for an engaging and highly energetic conversation led by students Zainab Ahmed and Kaiylah Greene, as they sit down with award-winning author Elizabeth Acevedo. Special thank you to:   Patrick Washington, DIALECT OF PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, MD. Kailyah Greene, The Prince George Youth Poet Laureate Program  Zainab Ahmed, The Prince George Youth Poet Laureate Program  Elizabeth Acevedo, Author Written works include: * The Poet X, winner of the 2019 Pura Belpré Award, for her portrayal of Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth; 2019 Michael L. Printz Award for excellence in literature written for young adults; and the 2018 National Book Award for Young People's Literature. * The Fire On High – Release Date: ‪May 7th, 2019‬   RIF Author Interviews Organized by Dr. Keisha Siriboe, Director of Content & Programming