Linda RodriguezPoetry, 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.
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