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Clap When You Land is a novel in verse about two sisters who learn about each other after their father’s death. In alternating chapters, the lyrical and expressive tones of these spoken-word performers are beautifully balanced. Listeners experience the pain and joy of the sisters as they reconcile and share their family stories.
With dynamic narration and exquisite emotional resonance, Acevedo’s poetic performance celebrates the multidimensional subject of Black hair in the context of the author’s Dominican identity.
Elizabeth Acevedo performs her original slam poetry novel with expert pacing, nuanced emotion, and a natural blend of English and Spanish to share Xiomara's struggle to discover her place in the world.