Demetria MartinezPoetry, 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.
Arab-American writer Naomi Shihab Nye was born in St. Louis and is now a long-time resident of Texas with her husband, photographer Michael Nye. She discusses how her late father h...
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