Chantel Acevedo

Professor
Advisor of Sinking City Literary Journal

Locator Code:
4632

 
About

Called "a master storyteller" by Kirkus Reviews, Chantel Acevedo is the author of the novels Love and Ghost Letters, winner of the Latino International Book Award, A Falling Star, winner of the Doris Bakwin Prize, The Distant Marvels, which was a finalist for the 2016 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction, and, The Living Infinite, hailed by Booklist as a "vivid and enthralling tale of love and redemption." MUSE SQUAD: THE CASSANDRA CURSE and MUSE SQUAD: THE MYSTERY OF THE TENTH, comprise Acevedo's new middle-grade duology (called "Riveting and suspenseful" by School Library Journal) published by Balzer + Bray. She is a Professor of English at the University of Miami, where she directs the MFA program.

Research

Publications

Chantel Acevedo MUSE SQUAD: THE MYSTERY OF THE TENTH (Balzer + Bray. July 6th 2021).


Chantel Acevedo MUSE SQUAD: THE CASSANDRA CURSE (Balzer + Bray. July 7th, 2020).


Chantel Acevedo Love and Ghost Letters (St. Martin's Press. ).

SUMMARY: This book won the Latino International Book Award and was a finalist for the Connecticut Book of the Year

Chantel Acevedo A Falling Star (Carolina Wren Press. ).

SUMMARY: Winner of the Doris Bakwin Award, and National Bronze Medal IPPY Award

Chantel Acevedo The Distant Marvels (Europa Editions. ).

SUMMARY: This  book is a Carnegie Medal finalist and an Indie Next Pick

Chantel Acevedo The Living Infinite (Europa Editions. September 2017).