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Sheila Ortego
Sheila Ortego is president of Santa Fe Community College in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Born in New Orleans and of Acadian ancestry, Dr. Ortego received her doctorate in American Studies at the University of New Mexico, and since has taught Southwest Literature, Women's Literature, and Women's Studies at several colleges and universities. Her poetry has been published by the Santa Fe Literary Review, and she is a member of the Live Poets Society in Santa Fe. The Road from La Cueva was a first place winner in the 2008 New Mexico Book Awards.

Blog Entries by Sheila Ortego

The Road From La Cueva

Posted May 21, 2009 | 19:00:30 (EST)

When Mary Charlotte Domandi interviewed me about my novel The Road From La Cueva on Santa Fe Radio, she asked why a woman like the main character Ana would not fight harder for her own rights and independence, especially "in this day and age". My answer was: Have you ever...

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