Chicana Novelist and Poet Sandra Cisneros

StoryMarch 03, 1998
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She’s "nobody’s mother and nobody’s wife" — that’s Sandra Cisneros, acclaimed poet and novelist. The recipient of two NEA fellowships and the MacArthur "Genius" Award, Cisneros is the author of

??Woman Hollering Creek and ??The House on Mango Street.


  • Sandra Cisneros, the author of ??Woman Hollering Creek and ??The House on Mango Street. Born in Chicago, she is the daughter of a Mexican father and a Mexican-American mother. She currently lives in San Antonio, Texas.

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