Judith Ortiz CoferFiction, Poetry
Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 19981007
Puerto Rican writer Judith Cofer talks about how her heritage has influenced her work. The author of five books, including a novel as well as collections of poetry and prose, she reads from The Latin Deli: Telling the Lives of Barrio Women. The first part of this interview is also available in our audio archives.
In part one of this conversation, Arab-American poet Naomi Shihab Nye, whose numerous books of poetry, essays and stories have delighted children and adults alike, reads her poem "Famous" that was recently turned into picture book and discusses wh...
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