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Elizabeth Acevedo Features Afro-Dominican Fierceness in New Book Art

Virginia Isaad
Elizabeth Acevedo is a powerful writer and her books are masterfully done. Part of why readers gravitate to Acevedo is because she makes us feel seen and her latest book cover once again beautifully represents Afro-Latinidad. The Afro-Dominican writer just...

Elizabeth Acevedo Centers Cuisine and Culture in ‘With the Fire On High’

Dominican-American poet and author Elizabeth Acevedo is bringing Afro-Latinx narratives to the publishing world. The Afro-Latina, whose debut novel, The Poet X, won the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature and the Printz Award for Best Young Adult Novel...