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New Letters on the Air: Demetria Martinez

Known for her journalistic investigations in the 1980s into stories about El Salvadoran refugees, Demetria Martinez is a fearless writer.By New Letters on the Air

Kansas City, MO – 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."

Listen here until May 19, 2010.

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