"I am a futuristic librarian, a visionary who sees information technology opportunities in digital divides. Using quantitative and qualitative skills, I bring a unique approach to creating multi-dimensional inclusive library programs with universal design. I love literary discussions, opportunities to travel, and exploring ways and means to increase productivity." - Christina Vortia
Christina Vortia is a librarian, blogger, and book reviewer with a commitment to service, outreach, and literature. Christina has served on the 2019/2020 Coretta Scott King Book Awards Committee, 2017 Michael L. Printz Award Committee, and the 2017 Florida Author's and Publisher's Association Book Awards Committee. She is currently serving on the LA Times Book Prize for Young Adult Literature. Christina is a book reviewer of children's and young adult literature at Kirkus and School Library Journal. She also blogs at HypeLit.com. She has been a contributor to the popular literary website Book Riot.
Christina has worked in public, academic and federal libraries using statistical analysis to gauge community needs to plan programs, facilitate community partnerships, write and contribute to winning grants.
Christina received her Master of Science degree in Library and Information Science from Pratt Institute and her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Montclair State University. She is a proud golden crimson tiger of Tuskegee University.