Salt Lake Community College

Rio Cortez Poetry Reading

Rio Cortez is the New York Times bestselling author of picture books The ABCs of Black History (Workman, 2020) and The River Is My Sea (S&S, 2024). Her debut poetry collection, Golden Ax, was longlisted for the 2022 National Book Award for Poetry and is available now from Penguin Books.

Rio Cortez is the New York Times bestselling author of picture books The ABCs of Black History (Workman, 2020) and The River Is My Sea (S&S, 2024). Her debut poetry collection, Golden Ax, was longlisted for the 2022 National Book Award for Poetry and is available now from Penguin Books.

​By day, Rio works in sales & marketing at HarperCollins, where she endeavors to amplify the voices and opportunities for BIPOC writers. Born and raised in Salt Lake City, she now lives, writes, and works in Harlem.

Wednesday, April 12, 2023 at 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Salt Lake Community College, Technnology Building 104 4600 South Redwood Road, Salt Lake City, Utah 84131

Event Type

Multicultural Events, Open to the Public, Diversity

Campus Location

Taylorsville Redwood Campus

Departments

Humanities & Social Sciences

Hashtag

#napomoreading

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