Upcoming Reading: Judith Ortiz Cofer at UGA. Piedmont students interested in attending should sign up in the English office (if you're in Demorest) or at Dr. Griffiths's office (if you're in Athens).
Judith Ortiz Cofer is the author of A Love Story Beginning in Spanish: Poems (2005); Call Me Maria (2006), a young adult novel; The Meaning of Consuelo (2003), a novel; Woman in Front of the Sun: On Becoming a Writer (2000), a collection of essays; An Island Like You: Stories of the Barrio (1995), a collection of short stories; The Line of the Sun (1989), a novel; Silent Dancing (1990), a collection of essays and poetry; two books of poetry, Terms of Survival (1987) and Reaching for the Mainland (1987); and The Latin Deli: Prose and Poetry (1993).
She will give a reading from her works, and a talk: “What is Minority Literature and What Will It Be Called When Everyone is a Minority?”
Date: Tuesday October 21, 2008, 6:00 pm
Location: University of Georgia Student Learning Center, room 150
Contact: Diana Hartle dhartle [at] uga [dot] edu, Judith Ortiz Cofer jocofer [at] uga [dot] edu