O, Miami, The Betsy, and Cave Canem Foundation present the winner of the Inaugural Toi Derricote and Cornelius Eady Chapbook Prize, Rio Cortez.
Cortez will give the first-ever 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.