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Linda Rodriguez

Poetry, Fiction

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20131004

In this compilation program featuring archive audio from a 2009 interview as well as a 2013 update, Linda Rodriguez, the winner of the Elvira Cordero Cisneros Award, talks about her poetry collection, Heart's Migration, which took her 20 years to write. Rodriguez discusses how her focus has turned from poetry to her most recent mystery novels, Every Last Secret and the sequel, Every Broken Trust. She also talks about her involvement with the Latino Writers Collective in Kansas City, where pieces of her poetry manuscript were encouraged and developed.

| Subject Matter: Latino, American Literature, Latino Writer's Collective | Interview Year: 2009 | Genre: Poetry, Fiction | Awards: 2009 Elvira Cordero Cisneros Award, 2010 Thorpe Menn Award for Literary Excellence |

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