CANCELLED: Meet the Author: Elizabeth Acevedo



Register online or call 913.826.4600. Registration opens Dec. 9 at 9 am.

Elizabeth Acevedo’s debut novel in verse, The Poet X, about a young poet finding her voice, won the National Book Award, Printz Award, Carnegie Medal and Pura Belpré Award. Join us for a conversation with the author facilitated by Megan Bannen, local author of The Bird and The Blade. The Poet X has been called “a story that will slam the power of poetry and love back into your heart” and the New York Times Book Review has praised Acevedo’s writing as “literary soul food.” Books will be available for purchase and signing at the event.

Acevedo’s books, The Poet X and With the Fire on High, will be available for purchase and signing from Rainy Day Books. To reserve your titles today please order ahead online or call (913) 384-3126.

This event is generously supported by the Johnson County Library Foundation and CPS Foundation.