It’s Famous Friday!

2019-10-11T07:20:01+00:00October 11th, 2019|

Elizabeth Acevedo Elizabeth is an Afro-Latina  Dominican-American poet and author. She was born to Dominican immigrants and raised in New York. She obtained a BA in Performing Arts from George Washington University and a MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Maryland.   At the age of 12 she decided she wanted to be a rapper and wrote her first lyric. At 14 she competed in her first poetry slam. In 2016 she became a National Slam Champion. She has performed at the Lincoln Center, Madison Square garden, the Kennedy [...]