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Kwame Alexander

Kwame Alexander

Keynote Speaker: Poet, Educator, Publisher & New York Times Bestselling Author Known for "The Crossover"

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Kwame Alexander Biography

Kwame Alexander is a poet, educator, publisher, and New York Times Bestselling author of 36 books, including "Swing," "Becoming Muhammed Ali," co-authored with James Patterson, "Rebound," which was shortlisted for prestigious UK Carnegie Medal, The Caldecott Medal, and Newbery Honor-winning picture book, "The Undefeated," illustrated by Kadir Nelson, and his Newbery medal-winning middle grade novel, "The Crossover."

A regular contributor to NPR's Morning Edition, Alexander is the recipient of numerous awards, including The Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award, The Coretta Scott King Author Honor, Three NAACP Image Award Nominations, and the 2017 Inaugural Pat Conroy Legacy Award. In 2018, he opened the Barbara E. Alexander Memorial Library and Health Clinic in Ghana, as a part of LEAP for Ghana, an international literacy program he co-founded. He is the writer and executive producer of "The Crossover" TV series on Disney plus. Book one of his new trilogy, "The Door of No Return," was published in 2022.

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Kwame Alexander Videos

Keynote Author Interview: Kwame Alexander
This is the superpower teachers need to flex | Kwame Alexander | Big Think
The Power of Yes | Kwame Alexander | TEDxHerndon

How to book Kwame Alexander?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Kwame Alexander for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Kwame Alexander, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Kwame Alexander or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Kwame Alexander?

Booking fees for Kwame Alexander, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Kwame Alexander, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Kwame Alexander?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Kwame Alexander for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Kwame Alexander for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Kwame Alexander or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Kwame Alexander or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Kwame Alexander is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Authors, Poetry and Creativity. The estimated speaking fee range to book Kwame Alexander for live events is $10,000 - $20,000, and for virtual events $10,000 - $20,000. Kwame Alexander generally travels from London, UK and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Lois Lowry, Nikki Giovanni and Terry McMillan. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Kwame Alexander for an upcoming event.

Kwame Alexander Videos

Keynote Author Interview: Kwame Alexander
This is the superpower teachers need to flex | Kwame Alexander | Big Think
The Power of Yes | Kwame Alexander | TEDxHerndon

Kwame Alexander Reviews

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How to book Kwame Alexander?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Kwame Alexander for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Kwame Alexander, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Kwame Alexander or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Kwame Alexander?

Booking fees for Kwame Alexander, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Kwame Alexander, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Kwame Alexander?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Kwame Alexander for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Kwame Alexander for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Kwame Alexander or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Kwame Alexander or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Kwame Alexander is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Authors, Poetry and Creativity. The estimated speaking fee range to book Kwame Alexander for live events is $10,000 - $20,000, and for virtual events $10,000 - $20,000. Kwame Alexander generally travels from London, UK and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Lois Lowry, Nikki Giovanni and Terry McMillan. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Kwame Alexander for an upcoming event.

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