Elizabeth Acevedo & Dean Atta: Speaking Up

Thu 15 Aug 17:30 - 18:30

Spark Theatre on George Street


Elizabeth Acevedo & Dean Atta: Speaking Up

Age 14+

Two powerful verse novels about identity and self-acceptance are unlocked by National Slam Poetry Champion Elizabeth Acevedo and BBC Young Writers’ Award judge Dean Atta. In Elizabeth’s Carnegie-winning The Poet X, the secret book of poems under Xiomara’s bed is about to be thrust into the spotlight, while in Dean’s The Black Flamingo, a young boy finds his wings when he discovers drag. Get ready to learn the secrets to finding your voice.