Kwame Alexander

Kwame Alexander is a poet and educator. He is the author of more than thirty books, including the poetry collection Solo (Harper Collins, 2017).

The recipient of a Newbery Medal, the Coretta Scott King Author Honor, the Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Prize, three NAACP Image Award Nominations, and the 2017 Inaugural Pat Conroy Legacy Award among others, Alexander is the founding editor of Versify, an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers.