[PAST EVENT] Kwame Alexander visits W&M
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Kwame Alexander is a poet, educator, and the New York Times Bestselling author of 24 books, including The Crossover, which received the 2015 John Newbery Medal for the Most Distinguished Contribution to American literature for Children, the Coretta Scott King Author Award Honor, the NCTE Charlotte Huck Honor, the Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award, and the Paterson Poetry Prize.
Kwame writes for children of all ages. Some of his other works include picture books, Animal Ark, Out of Wonder and Surf’s Up; and novels Booked, He Said She Said, and the forthcoming Solo.
Born in New York City, Kwame moved to Chesapeake, VA as a child. He graduated from Great Bridge High School in 1985. He attended Virginia Tech, and now lives in Northern Virginia.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS
Kwame will visit W&M on Friday, October 6, 2017.
WMSURE Lunch with Kwame
-12-1:30PM, Swem Library Ford Classroom
-Open to WMSURE scholars only. Registration required.
Student Writing Workshop
-2-3:30PM, Swem Library Ford Classroom
-Open to W&M students, any major
-Limited spots, register today!
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