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Southern Women Writers Conference 2009

"Many Souths: Remembering, Sustaining, Creating."

About the Author

Judith Ortiz Cofer was born in Puerto Rico and raised in Paterson, New Jersey, and now makes her home in Georgia.  Recent titles include Call Me Maria (2006), A Love Story Beginning in Spanish:  Poems (2005), and Woman in Front of the Sun: On Becoming a Writer (2000). 

Her works have appeared in many journals and anthologies including The Georgia Review, Kenyon Review, The Norton Introduction to Poetry, and The Heath Anthology of American Literature.  Cofer is currently the Regents' and Franklin Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Georgia.

Books by Judith Ortiz Cofer

Silent Dancing:  A Partial Remembrance of a Puerto Rican Childhood
Call Number:  PS3565.R7737 Z477 1990

Island Like You:  Stories of the Barrio
Call Number: PZ7.O765 ls 1995

The Meaning of Consuelo:  A Novel
Call Number:  PS3565.R7737 M43 2003

The Latin deli : prose and poetry

Call Number: PS3565 .R7737 L37 1993   

The Line of the Sun
Call Number:  PS3565.R7737 L56 1989

The following titles are not currently in the library.  For more information, click the linked titles to be directed to

A Love Story Beginning in Spanish:  Poems
ISBN  978-0820327426

Call Me Maria                        
ISBN 978-0439385784

Woman in Front of the Sun:  On Becoming a Writer
ISBN  978-0820322421

Reaching for the Mainland and Selected New Poems
ISBN  978-0927534550

Riding Low Through the Streets of Gold:  Latino Literature for Young Adults
ISBN  978-1558853805

Terms of Survival
ISBN  978-1558850798