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Chesapeake Forum Speaker Tour: Kwame Alexander

  • Presented By: The Chesapeake Forum
  • 700 Conference Center Drive, Chesapeake, VA 23320


Kwame Alexander is a poet, educator, publisher, and New York Times best-selling author of 36 books.

Kwame graduated from Great Bridge High School and Virginia Tech University.

He has won the Newberry Medal, the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary work, The Coretta Schott King Award, The Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award, and was nominated for the UK Carnegie Medal.

Kwame is a regular contributor to NPR's Morning Edition, co-founded LEAP for Ghana, an international literary program, and opened the Barbara E. Alexander Memorial Library and Health Clinic in Ghana in 2018.

Alexander's recent book release, THE DOOR OF NO RETURN, is destined to be a game changer! He is also the writer and executive producer of THE CROSSOVER TV series on Disney+.

Kwame loves his job and works to "Change the World One Word at a Time".

7:00 PM - Musical Program by local student musicians
7:30 PM - Keynote Speaker Program

Mark your calendars and get your tickets TODAY.

Event Info

  • Presented By: The Chesapeake Forum
  • Dates: April 5, 2023
  • Location: Chesapeake Conference Center
  • Address: 700 Conference Center Drive, Chesapeake, VA 23320
  • Time: 7:00 PM
  • Price: $50.00 per ticket