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Kwame Alexander

5 out of 5

NY Times Bestselling and Newbery Award-Winning Author, Poet, Educator, Best Known for Novels "Booked" and "The Crossover"

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Kwame Alexander is a poet, educator, and New York Times Bestselling author of 21 books, including Booked and 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. His other works include Surf's Up, a picture book, CRUSH: Love Poems for Teenagers, and He Said, She Said, a YA novel.

Kwame believes that poetry can change the world, and he uses it to inspire and empower young people through his PAGE TO STAGE Writing and Publishing Program released by Scholastic. Recently, he served as the The Bank Street College of Education Center for Children's Literature's Inaugural Dorothy Carter Writer-in-Residence. A regular speaker at schools and conferences, he travels the world planting seeds of literary love (Singapore, Brazil, Italy, France, Shanghai, etc.). Each year, Alexander leads a delegation of writers, educators, and activists to Ghana, as part of LEAP for Ghana, an International literacy program he co-founded that builds libraries and provides literacy professional development for teachers.

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Swing

Swing

Rebound (The Crossover Series)

Rebound (The Crossover Series)

Solo (Blink)

Solo (Blink)

The Playbook: 52 Rules to Aim, Shoot, and Score in This Game Called Life

The Playbook: 52 Rules to Aim, Shoot, and Score in This Game Called Life

Booked (The Crossover Series)

Booked (The Crossover Series)

He Said, She Said

He Said, She Said

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Kwame Alexander

5 out of 5

NY Times Bestselling and Newbery Award-Winning Author, Poet, Educator, Best Known for Novels "Booked" and "The Crossover"

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Kwame Alexander Biography

Kwame Alexander is a poet, educator, and New York Times Bestselling author of 21 books, including Booked and 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. His other works include Surf's Up, a picture book, CRUSH: Love Poems for Teenagers, and He Said, She Said, a YA novel.

Kwame believes that poetry can change the world, and he uses it to inspire and empower young people through his PAGE TO STAGE Writing and Publishing Program released by Scholastic. Recently, he served as the The Bank Street College of Education Center for Children's Literature's Inaugural Dorothy Carter Writer-in-Residence. A regular speaker at schools and conferences, he travels the world planting seeds of literary love (Singapore, Brazil, Italy, France, Shanghai, etc.). Each year, Alexander leads a delegation of writers, educators, and activists to Ghana, as part of LEAP for Ghana, an International literacy program he co-founded that builds libraries and provides literacy professional development for teachers.

Kwame Alexander Videos

  • Kwame Alexander - Full Interview
    We were so lucky to have Kwame Alexander, the amazing author of Booked, Rebound and The Crossover, in the office. Check out his hilarious and...
  • The Power of Yes | Kwame Alexander | TEDxHerndon
    Along his twenty-year writerly journey, Kwame Alexander received hundreds of rejections. But, he never let other people’s NOs define him. And, it...
  • Meet the Author: Kwame Alexander
    Author and poet, Kwame Alexander wants kids to write their own books. He has helped students reach this goal with his Book-in-a-Day (BID) creative...

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    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Kwame Alexander for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Kwame Alexander, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Kwame Alexander or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Kwame Alexander?

    Booking fees for Kwame Alexander, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Kwame Alexander, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Kwame Alexander?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Kwame Alexander for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Kwame Alexander for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Kwame Alexander or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Kwame Alexander or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Kwame Alexander is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Kwame Alexander for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. Kwame Alexander generally travels from Reston, VA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Nikki Giovanni, Lois Lowry, James Patterson, Rainbow Rowell and Debbie Millman. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Kwame Alexander for an upcoming event.

Kwame Alexander Speaker Videos

  • Kwame Alexander - Full Interview
    We were so lucky to have Kwame Alexander, the amazing author of Booked, Rebound and The Crossover, in the office. Check out his hilarious and insightful interview.
    The Power of Yes | Kwame Alexander | TEDxHerndon
    Along his twenty-year writerly journey, Kwame Alexander received hundreds of rejections. But, he never let other people’s NOs define him. And, it paid off in 2015 when he won the coveted Newbery...
  • Meet the Author: Kwame Alexander
    Author and poet, Kwame Alexander wants kids to write their own books. He has helped students reach this goal with his Book-in-a-Day (BID) creative writing and book publishing workshop.

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