I AM AN ORIGAMI GIRL

  
My pursuit of multiple passions has always been regarded as either one of two things: “Jack of All Trades, Master of None” or “Renaissance Woman”. This world certainly loves its labels; we ARE whatever “box” we check.

After trying my best to fit in a box that was sturdy and unassuming, my unhappiness and longing lead me to a poem. In it I began to write of how I yearn to be a tree; deep rooted and sturdy. As the poem unfolded itself I realized – the tree will never fly. I began to embrace that I am “tree skin”, I am paper, I am whatever I fold myself to be. I am that I am ... ​ I am an Origami Girl. "   ~ Corinna S. Delgado

A BIT ABOUT THIS ORIGAMI GIRL 

Born and raised in  Anchorage, Alaska, Corinna Delgado is a published author, professional broadcaster, nationally recognized performance poet and mother. 

In addition to opening for countless acclaimed artists, such as Def Poetry Jam, Grammy winning artists The Roots, World Poetry Champion Buddy Wakefield, and many more, Delgado has won 2 State-Wide poetry Championships, ranked Nationally within the top ten performance poets with PSI (Poetry Slam Incorporated), was a top contender in The Atlanta Femme Fatal Poetry Slam in 2010, and has been to Folsom Prison twice to perform for inmates with the Arts in Correction Program. In 2010 she performed her first ever one woman poetic monologue "Cell Therapy" at Out North Playhouse.  Delgado also took the stage at TEDx Anchorage, performing a multi-media poetic monologue entitled "The Divine Connection of the Human Condition".  

Corinna is a dedicated humanitarian championing causes from Domestic Violence Awareness to Prisoner Rights. She has been a keynote speaker for The United Way, The NAACP, The National Endowment for The Arts, and The YWCA, to name a few. 
Delgado has been a Radio Broadcaster for 15 years, with a brief stretch as a Reporter and News Anchor for Fox & ABC News. She has been a columnist for The Anchorage Daily News, The Anchorage Press, and The Northern Light. 

You can hear Corinna Monday through Friday on Movin 105.7 in Anchorage, Alaska and Saturday through Monday on 104.1 KRBE in Houston, TX ​​