In this current COVID-19 climate, I’m so glad you’re wanting to stay in touch! Please read the following carefully to ensure your inquiry is going to the right person. There are a lot of unique requests coming in and we want to ensure folks get responses in a timely manner.

EDUCATORS: In this current climate, a lot of teachers must lesson plan in new ways to address the needs of their virtual classrooms. Any questions regarding permission or rights to use any Acevedo text outside of its designated use must be taken up with HarperCollins,


  • If you’re a bookstore, book club, or media outlet please follow directions for “book related inquiries. “
  • If you’re a school, university, or organization,  please follow directions for “speaking engagements”.  

For SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS: (including events at universities, middle schools & high schools, private organizations, non-profits, and online events, etc.) please contact Ana Paula Simoes,, (646) 714-4755

For BOOK RELATEDinquiries(including any rights or permissions requests, interviews, television, print, digital, and/or podcast) please contact publicist Audra Boltion,

For any LITERARY & TV/FILM inquiries(including, but not limited to: TV/Film rights, Theatre Rights, Poetry Requests or Solicitations, Anthology Requests or Solicitations, Foreign Rights, Branding, or anything related to a writing project) please contact literary agent Alexandra Machinist,

*Please note: Elizabeth is closed to blurb requests.

If you’d like to SEND A LETTER, snail mail can be addressed to one of the following:

  • Elizabeth Acevedo 
  • 996 Maine Ave SW #426
  • Washington, DC 20024
    • OR
  • HarperCollins Children’s Books
  • Author Mail—Attn: Elizabeth Acevedo
  • 195 Broadway, 21st Floor
  • New York, NY, 10007

If none of the above folks is the correct contact, please fill out the form below. Please note, form inquiries have a longer response time. Thank you!

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