2018 National Book Award Finalist: Elizabeth Acevedo

October 11, 2018

Elizabeth Acevedo's novel, The Poet X, has been announced as a finalist for the 2018 National Book Award for Young People's Literature.

Elizabeth Acevedo is an alumna of the University of Maryland's MFA-Poetry program. She graduated in 2016, and she last returned in December of 2017 to participate in the Writers Here and Now Alumni Book Launch and reading.

For an article about the National Book Award finalists, follow the link below:

https://www.vox.com/culture/2018/10/10/17959504/2018-national-book-award-finalists