Rio Cortez Book Release

April 14, 2016

B Bar at The Betsy Hotel
Miami Beach

O, Miami, The Betsy Hotel, and Cave Canem Foundation present the winner of the Inaugural Toi Derricote and Cornelius Eady Chapbook Prize, Rio Cortez.

Cortez gives a public reading from, I have learned to define a field as a space between mountains, selected by National Book Award-finalist Ross Gay and published by Jai-Alai Books. After the reading, stick around to celebrate the release of the book and get your copy.

Rio Cortez is a Pushcart-nominated poet who has received fellowships from Poet’s House, Cave Canem, and CantoMundo. She was a recipient of the Sarah Lawrence College Lucy Grealy Prize in Poetry and the 2012 Poets & Writers Amy Award. She is a graduate of the MFA program at NYU. Raised in Salt Lake City, Utah, she lives and writes in New York.

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