Well-Read Black Girl with Glory Edim Elizabeth Acevedo’s in a Lyrical League of Her Own

Glory talks to poet and author Elizabeth Acevedo about her books Clap When You Land and The Poet X. They discuss Elizabeth’s research process for writing poetry versus writing novels in verse. In this episode, they also talk about how music influenced Elizabeth’s early poetry, and how hip-hop gave her the tools to talk about her neighborhood.

The Host

Glory Edim

Glory Edim is the founder of Well-Read Black Girl – a Brooklyn-based book club and online community that celebrates the uniqueness of Black literature and sisterhood. In fall 2017, she…