Sandra Cisneros

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Sandra Cisneros was born in Chicago in 1954. She has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the Lannan Literary Award and the American Book Award, and of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the MacArthur Foundation. Cisneros is the author of two novels THE HOUSE ON MANGO STREET and CARAMELO; a collection of short stories, WOMAN HOLLERING CREEK; two books of poetry, MY WICKED WAYS and LOOSE WOMAN; and a children's book, HAIRS/PELITOS.

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A Chat With Sandra Cisneros, Beloved Author & Patron Saint of Chingonas

For Latinas of Mexican descent, a few women have reached saint-like status. There’s Selena, obviously, but for the bookish among us, Sandra Cisneros is the Patron Saint of Chingonas. Widely known as the author of The House on Mango Street, which tells the story of Esperanza Cordero, a young Mexican girl growing up in Chicago, Cisneros’s was a needed voice—and her success surprising, given the whiteness of the literary world.

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La Virgen de Guadalupe . . .Like every woman who maters to me, I have had to search for her in the rubble of history. And I have found her. She is Guadalupe the sex goddess, a goddess who makes me feel good about my sexual power, my sexual energy - Sandra Cisneros, Chicana Author

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“Just looking at the things, to me, the objects that I chose and the arrangement of them and the colors will be like reading a book,” ~Sandra Cisneros

Author’s ‘altar’ keeps late mother’s memory alive

Sandra Cisneros, author of The House on Mango Street, is constructing an altar at the National Hispanic Cultural Center in memory of her mother, Elvira “Vera” Cisneros.

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Caramelo by Sandra Cisneros: 9780679742586 | PenguinRandomHouse.com: Books

About Caramelo Every year, Ceyala “Lala” Reyes’ family—aunts, uncles, mothers, fathers, and Lala’s six older brothers—packs up three cars and, in a wild ride, drive from Chicago to the Little Grandfather and Awful Grandmother’s house in Mexico City for the summer. Struggling to find a voice above the boom of her brothers and to understand her place on this side of the border and that, Lala is a shrewd observer of family life. But when she starts telling the Awful Grandmother’s life story…

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The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros: 9780679433354 | PenguinRandomHouse.com: Books

About The House on Mango Street In hardcover for the first time–on the tenth anniversary of its initial publication–the greatly admired and bestselling book about a young girl growing up in the Latino section of Chicago. Sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes deeply joyous, this novel depicts a new American landscape through its multiple characters.

Novelist, poet, activist and Chicana Literary Icon Sandra Cisneros

Author of The House on Mango Street