Kwame Alexander

An Evening with Kwame Alexander

Kwame Alexander, a household name among readers of children’s and YA literature, is the New York Times bestselling author of 35 books, including The Undefeated, winner of the Caldecott Medal and Newbery Honor, and The Crossover, winner of the Newbery Medal.

His new novel is The Door of No Return (Sept. 2022), the story of Kofi, an 11-year-old boy who is taken from the normal childhood and vibrant life of his West African village into the brutality of the Transatlantic Slave Trade.

Free and open to the public. Masks are strongly encouraged.

Major support and funding provided by the Carl E. Touhey Foundation.


Oct 06 2022


7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Page Hall, University at Albany Downtown Campus
135 Western Avenue, Albany, NY 12203
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