Judith Ortiz Cofer

Judith Ortiz Cofer

Judith Ortiz Cofer is the author of If I Could Fly (2011), a novel; the children’s books Animal Jamboree: Latino Folktales (2012), The Poet Upstairs (2012), and ¡A Bailar! (2011); Call Me Maria (2006), a young adult novel; A Love Story Beginning in Spanish: Poems (2005); 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). Inthe Cruel Country, Notes for an Elegy, a memoir, is forthcoming from the University of Georgia Press in 2015.  In 2010 she was inducted into the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame.Judith Ortiz Cofer is the Regents’ and Franklin Professor of English and Creative Writing Emerita at the University of Georgia.

http://judithortizcofer.english.uga.edu/
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