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Demetria Martinez

Poetry, Essays & Articles

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20100430

Known for her journalistic investigations in the 1980s into stories about El Salvadoran refugees, Demetria Martinez is a fearless writer. Winner of the 2006 International Latino Book Award for her collection of essays and poems called Confessions of a Berlitz-Tape Chicana, Demetria Martinez shares some of her stories about her life.  She reads from this book and her books of poetry, Breathing Between the Lines and The Devil’s Workshop: Poems.

| Subject Matter: Journalism, Investigative Writing, Chicana | Interview Year: 2010 | Genre: Poetry, Essays & Articles | Awards: 2006 International Latino Book Award |

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019
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Kansas City Public Library Announces Kids and Teens eReading Rooms

The KCPL has digitized the concept of physical reading rooms by creating individual, specialized eReading Rooms of ebooks and audiobooks for children and teenagers.

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