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Linda Rodriguez

Poetry

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20090925

Winner of the 2009 Elvira Cordero Cisneros Award, Linda Rodriguez talks about her debut poetry collection, Heart's Migration, which has been in the works for over 20 years. The award, which was founded by Sandra Cisneros to recognize exceptional writing talent and dedication to nurturing the creativity of others, is presented by the Macando Foundation. Linda Rodriguez also talks about her involvement with the Latino Writers Collective in Kansas City, where pieces of her manuscript were encouraged and developed.

| Subject Matter: Latino, American Literature, Latino Writer's Collective | Interview Year: 2009 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: 2009 Elvira Cordero Cisneros Award |

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