La Tamalerita - San Antonio Book Festival
May 21, 2022

La Tamalerita

  • 10:00 am - 10:30 am
  •    |   Location of Session: HEB Childrens Gazebo
  • Children's Session
  • Start of Signing: 10:45 am
  •    |   Signing Location: Festival Marketplace

About the Event

Kick off the San Antonio Book Festival with Chef Cariño Cortez and Paloma Cortez, who will read from Camilla La Magica and offer up gift bags with surprises.

This session will be introduced by students from the Young Women’s Leadership Academy.

About the Authors

Chef Cariño Cortez  - The San Antonio Book Festival

Chef Cariño Cortez

Chef Cariño Cortez pursued a culinary arts degree from the Culinary Institute of America and has worked in kitchens in NYC, Chicago and Texas. Landing back in her hometown, she loves to spend her free time with her children and family, entertaining, and passing along culinary traditions.

She is the co-author of Camilla la Mágica Makes Tamales.

Paloma Cortez - The San Antonio Book Festival

Paloma Cortez

Paloma Cortez is a writer, designer, and creative director who has worked in Chicago for almost 10 years until moving back to her hometown of San Antonio, where she co-founded a creative studio called Wide Awake. She loves spending time with her husband Matt, daughter Emilia, and pup Lucia.
She is the co-author of Camilla la Mágica Makes Tamales.
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