Martinez, Elizabeth Coonrod

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MARTINEZ, Elizabeth Coonrod

MARTINEZ, Elizabeth Coonrod. American, b. 1954. Genres: Literary criticism and history, Young adult non-fiction, Biography. Career: Woodburn Independent, Woodburn, OR, reporter and photographer, 1983-84; Portland Oregonian, Portland, OR, general assignment reporter, 1984-86; New Haven Independent, New Haven, CT, reporter and assistant editor, 1986-88; Albuquerque Monthly Magazine, Albuquerque, NM, managing editor, 1989; KLUZ-TV (Univision), Albuquerque, news director and anchor, 1989-91; University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, teaching associate, 1991-93, instructor in Spanish, 1993-95, journalism instructor and workshop coordinator, 1992-94, assistant director and instructor for study abroad program in Xalapa, Mexico, 1993; Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA, associate professor of Spanish and Latin American literature, 1995-; panelist at workshops. Publications: HISPANIC HERITAGE SERIES: Henry Cisneros: Mexican-American Leader, 1993; Edward James Olmos: Committed Actor, 1994; Sor Juana: A Trailblazing Thinker, 1994. COMING TO AMERICA SERIES: The Mexican American Experience, 1995; Before the Boom: Latin American Revolutionary Novels of the 1920s, 2001. OTHER: (trans.) Clipper, Bolivar, and Soliman (three plays by I. Chocron), 1992. Contributor of essays to periodicals. Contributor of scholarly articles to journals. Address: Dept of Modern Languages & Literatures, Sonoma State University, 1810 E Cotati St, Rohnert Park, CA 94928, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]