ELIZABETH ACEVEDO is a New York City poet whose work is infused with her Dominican parents’ bolero and her beloved city’s tough grit.
With over twelve years of performance experience she has graced stages nationally and internationally including renowned venues such as The Lincoln Center, Madison Square Garden, the Kennedy Center of the Performing Arts, and South Africa’s State Theatre; she is also well known for poetry videos which went viral and were picked up by PBS, Latina Magazine, Cosmopolitan, and Upworthy.
Acevedo is a National Slam Champion, Beltway Grand Slam Champion, and the 2016Women of the World Poetry Slam representative for Washington, D.C, where she lives and works.
Her poems have been published or are forthcoming in Puerto Del Sol, Callaloo, Poet Lore, The Notre Dame Review, and others.
Tonight she will be performing at our bookstore at 6PM. See you there!