Sandra Cisneros Author

Early Life

  • Born December 20th, 1954 in Chicago
  • Mexican Father and Chicana Mother
  • 6 brothers- only girl in the family
  • Moved frequently between Chicago and Mexico, not allowing herself to fully settle in one place.


  • B. A in English from Loyola University
  • M. F. A from the University of Iowa


  • The House on Mango Street (1984) (American Book Award in 1985)
  • The Rodrigo Poems (1985)
  • Wicked, Wicked Ways (1987)
  • Caramelo (2003)
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Winner of many awards , including two fellowships from the National Endwoment for the Arts.
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