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Yes, you read that header right—fantastic good news is on the horizon! Elizabeth Acevedo, superstar poet and author of the smash breakout novel THE POET X, has some exciting new surprises up her sleeve. Here’s a snapshot teaser of what she’s got coming next…

CLAP WHEN YOU LAND is the story of two sisters who each do not know the other exists until their father unexpectedly dies in a plane crash. In this dual-narrative YA novel in verse, set in Washington Heights and Puerto Plata, these very different young women come to terms with the loss of a father who was more complicated than either of them knew, and with their beckoning future which looks different than either of them could have imagined.

This breathtaking new novel was scooped up by her Harper Collins editor, Rosemary Brosnan, in a two-book deal, and will be publishing in spring 2020.

Can’t wait that long for more? Make sure to pre-order Elizabeth’s second YA novel, WITH THE FIRE ON HIGH, which is hitting shelves everywhere on May 7th.

Huge congratulations, Liz!

--Joan