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Sandra Cisneros

Author of The House on Mango Street

Includes the names: Sondra Cisneros, Sandra Cisneros

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Sandra Cisneros was born in Chicago, Illinois on December 20, 1954. She received a B.A. in English from Loyola University of Chicago in 1976 and a M.F.A. in creative writing from the University of Iowa in 1978. She has worked as a college recruiter, an arts administrator, a teacher to high school dropouts, and a poet. She has also visited numerous colleges around the country as a visiting writer. She has written numerous books including The House on Mango Street, Caramelo, Loose Woman, Have You Seen Marie?, and A House of My Own: Stories from My Life. She has received numerous awards including the MacArthur Fellowship, two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships, the Lannan Literary Award, the American Book Award, and the Thomas Wolfe Prize. (Bowker Author Biography)
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The Top Ten: Writers Pick Their Favorite Books (Contributor) 288 copies, 12 reviews
Cool Salsa (Contributor) 276 copies, 14 reviews
We Are the Stories We Tell (Contributor) 183 copies, 1 review
Granta 108: Chicago (Contributor) 125 copies, 1 review
Growing Up Latino: Memoirs and Stories (Contributor) 119 copies, 1 review
Leaving Home: Stories (Contributor) 106 copies
Goddess of the Americas (Contributor) 98 copies, 1 review
What’s Language Got to Do with It? (Contributor) 51 copies, 2 reviews
The Seasons of Women: An Anthology (Contributor) 42 copies
Chicago Noir: The Classics (Contributor) 41 copies, 13 reviews
American Christmas Stories (Contributor) 40 copies
Prejudice: A Story Collection (Contributor) 39 copies
The Signet Book of American Essays (Contributor) 32 copies
Floricanto Si!: U.S. Latina Poetry (Contributor) 22 copies
Stumbling and Raging (Contributor) 22 copies
The New Great American Writers' Cookbook (Contributor) 20 copies, 1 review
Grand Street, 36 (Grand Street) (Contributor) 9 copies
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