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.
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