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Judith Ortiz Cofer

Fiction, 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.

| Subject Matter: Puerto Rican Heritage, Women | Interview Year: 1998 | Genre: Fiction, Poetry | Awards: Georgia Writers Hall of Fame, Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, Pura Belpré Award for Writing, Pushcart Prize, O'Henry Prize |

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