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Cave Canem Chapbook Release Party

  • B Bar at The Betsy-South Beach 1440 Ocean Drive Miami Beach, FL, 33139 United States (map)

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.