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Author Kwame Alexander: Want to Be a Writer? Read!

Want to capture your experiences and imagination and become a writer? Author Kwame Alexander has three rules: read, read, and read. Read everything you can get your hands on to enhance your world view and stretch your mind.

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Children's and YA author Kwame Alexander holding his book The Crossover with Coretta Scott King Award

Poetry, Fiction

Kwame Alexander

Meet Kwame Alexander, a poet, educator, and New York Times bestselling author of more than 30 books, including The Crossover, which received the 2015 John Newbery Medal. In this video interview, find out why Alexander believes that poetry can change the world!