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Judith Ortiz Cofer
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Santiago, Roberto, ed., in Boricuas: Influential Puerto Rican Writings—An Anthology, includes more than fifty selections of poetry, fiction, plays, essays, monologues, screenplays, and speeches from some of the most creative and lively Puerto Rican writers.

Ortiz Cofer's 1995 collection of short stories, An Island Like You: Stories of the Barrio, is set in a New Jersey barrio; the stories focus on Puerto Rican teenagers.

"The Latin Deli" was published in 1993 in a collection by the same name of poetry and prose by Judith Ortiz Cofer. The collection explores the lives of Latina barrio women.

Raining Backwards by Roberto G. Fernandez looks at the lives of multiple generations of a family in Cuba and Miami. Like Ortiz Cofer, Fernandez focuses on the problems of assimilation in America.

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