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SANDRA CISNEROS

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Sacramento News
June 30, 2013

Posts about Sandra Cisneros written by Harlem World Magazine.

It has become an obligatory stop for Latino literati. Junot Diaz, Esmeralda Santiago, Sandra Cisneros, to name just a few, have all been to La Casa Azul Bookstore in East Harlem for signings and readings of their books.

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Harlem World
June 30, 2013

Have You Seen Marie? by Sandra Cisneros, Illustrated by Ester ... is reviewed by library of Rappahannock Regional Library

The story is about Sandra Cisneros who suffered from depression after her mother's death. Her doctor encouraged the author to take antidepressants, but she ...

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LibraryPoint Blog
June 30, 2013

After One Year, Latino Bookstore Becomes Best Seller, Honored By ...

Junot Diaz, Esmeralda Santiago, Sandra Cisneros, to name just a few, have all been to La Casa Azul Bookstore in East Harlem for signings and readings of ...

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Fox News Latino
June 13, 2013

Sandra Cisneros: Unworkshop - writing in one's pajamas

Presenter: Sandra Cisneros. Sandra Cisneros shares her writing tips - techniques, insights and the mysterious "button ...

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13th International Conference on the Short Story in English
April 30, 2013

Cisneros Goes to E

Sandra Cisneros's The House on Mango Street, first published in 1984 and which has sold over 5 million print copies in the US, will be published as an ...

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Publishers Weekly
April 30, 2013

Your Turn -- April 26, 2013

Sandra Cisneros reads from her book "Have you seen Marie?" during the recent Texas Book Festival/San Antonio Edition. A reader expresses her delight in the ...Thanks to the Express-News for co-sponsoring the Texas Book Festival on April 13 at the San Antonio Public Library.

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San Antonio Express
April 26, 2013

Author Sandra Cisneros discusses life, writing process

by Chris Tutolo

What began as a scene that author Sandra Cisneros expected to take 11 pages to write became a 464-page novel that took her 10 years... As the 2013 Steven Fisher Writer-in Residence at Penn State, Cisneros spoke Monday night at The State Theatre about her process of writing “Caramelo”, her most recent novel.

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Penn State Collegian
April 16, 2013

SA edition of state book fest is like a fiesta

by Steve Bennett

Sandra Cisneros reads from her book "Have You Seen Marie ?" Sandra Cisneros is embraced by fellow author, Anel Flores, left, ...An immigrant's survival. A brother's suicide. A cultlike religion. The two Mimis. These were some of the rich topics examined at the inaugural Texas Book Festival/San Antonio Edition, which drew hundreds to the Central Library and the adjacent Southwest School of Art on Saturday.

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San Antonio Express
April 13, 2013

Bestseller Sandra Cisneros Finally Gets an E-Book

Sandra Cisneros' first novel, "The House on Mango Street," has sold more than 5 million copies. A coming-of-age story, it's that rare book that can be assigned to grade-school children and college students, and it's been translated into several languages (the Spanish translation was the work of the great Mexican essayist, journalist and novelist Elena Poniatowska).

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RealClearBooks
April 6, 2013

Cisneros Goes to E

Sandra Cisneros's The House on Mango Street, first published in 1984 and which has sold over 5 million print copies in the U.S., will be published as an e-book by Vintage on April 30. Vintage Español will simultaneously release a Spanish-language e-book edition. Also available on April 30 as e-books are Cisneros's other books, Caramelo, Woman Hollering Creek, and Loose Woman, which will also have English and Spanish editions available.

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Publishers Weekley
April 5, 2013

Caramelo by Sandra Cisneros

Purchase Caramelo by Sandra Cisneros. Support WPSU. WPSU is now a member of Amazon's Associate program and will receive a revenue share on ...Since 2010, Penn State's Center for American Literary Studies has paired with Centre County Reads to present a program in which the entire community--on and off campus- -is encouraged to read a single novel. This year, the selection is Sandra Cisneros’ Caramelo. Reviewer Shannon Brace is a student intern at the Center for American Literary Studies.

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WPSU BookMark
April 3, 2013

Sandra Cisneros Shares Music That Defines Her

The eclectic choices, ranging from Motown to avant garde tango legend Astor Piazzolla to Chavela Vargas, reflect the multicultural background that's ...

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Huffington Post
January 10, 2013

This Week On Alt.Latino: Guest DJ Sandra Cisneros

But a conversation with Cisneros did bring out the poet in me, and during our far-reaching conversations on this episode, we touched on many of the themes ...

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WBAA
January 10, 2013

Theater Review: Is Milagritos a Play or a Religious Experience?

by M. Lance Lusk

At Cara Mia Theatre this month, there's something that breaks the routine, a play, Milagritos, based on the short stories of Sandra Cisneros and performed by a company of performers and artists who have fashioned a theater experience that feels more ...It is a very Catholic-centric show with its many nods to, saints, specialized prayers and rituals which plays into the conversational yet confessional tone; however, the nods to Buddha, Yahweh, Allah, the Spirit, the Light, and the Tao universalize the experience even more for the audience.

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Frontrow Magazine
December 10, 2012

Theater review: Cara Mia dances color into the prose of Milagritos at Latino Cultural Center

by Rachel Sampson

I proudly admit to having been a fan of Sandra Cisneros's work for many years and I'll likewise ... Sandra Cisneros is a writer of intensely lyrical prose.... Milagritos/Little Miracles is a stage adaptation of Sandra Cisneros's Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories, impressively rendered by Marisela Barrera who was Cara Mía's artistic director from 1997-2002.

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Pegasus News
December 6, 2012

Miracle of Miracles -- Review: Milagritos / little miracles | Cara Mia Theatre Company

by Martha Heimberg

s production of Milagritos / little miracles, a play based on Woman Hollering Creek, a collection of short stories by Sandra Cisneros, first published in ...So begins Cara Mía Theatre Co.'s production of Milagritos / little miracles, a play based on Woman Hollering Creek, a collection of short stories by Sandra Cisneros, first published in 1992. The popular Hispanic novelist and poet was in attendance on opening night.

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TheaterJones Performing Arts News
December 3, 2012

Three Questions for Sandra Cisneros Regarding Her New Book, "Have You Seen Marie?"

SANDRA CISNEROS: My stories are often based on a true framework, just the way a pinata is based on a wire skeleton, but I have to add layers and layers of ...

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LA Review of Books
October 31, 2012

When A Popular List Of 100 'Best-Ever' Teen Books Is The 'Whitest ...

The two were Sandra Cisneros' The House on Mango Street and Sherman Alexie's The ... Sherman Alexie and Sandra Cisneros certainly deserve their received ...

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NPR
September 30, 2012

Anti-intellectualism is taking over the US

by Patricia Williams

I invite you to take on as your summer reading the astonishingly lengthy list of books that have been removed from the Tucson public school system as part of this wholesale elimination of the Mexican-American studies curriculum. The authors and editors include Isabel Allende, Junot Díaz, Jonathan Kozol, Rudolfo Anaya, bell hooks, Sandra Cisneros, James Baldwin, Howard Zinn, Rodolfo Acuña, Ronald Takaki, Jerome Skolnick and Gloria Anzaldúa. Even Thoreau's Civil Disobedience and Shakespeare's The Tempest received the hatchet.

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The Guardian
May 18, 2012

Carlos Fuentes recalled fondly by S.A. writers, profs

by Steve Bennett

Sandra Cisneros (left) bows to Carlos Fuentes as she gives him an award from the San Antonio Public Library Foundation on Oct. 21, 2005. (Photo: Toby Jorrin)
Read more: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local_news/article/Carlos-Fuentes-remembered-fondly-by-S-A-writers-3561167.php#ixzz1zSU9z8jS

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San Antonio Express-News
May 16, 2012

Textbook vote boots Henry, Sandra Cisneros

The Texas State Board of Education took early votes on historical figures to include or delete from textbooks for lower grades. The board voted to remove author Sandra Cisneros for seventh-grade students to study as an example of a Texan artist.

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January 14, 2010

Cisneros' birthday for a cause -- Photos from December 20, 2009 Macondo fundraiser

Author Sandra Cisneros greets her guests at Luna nightclub, during her 55th birthday party and kick off fundraiser for her Macondo Foundation, a non-profit literary organization.

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San Antonio Express-News
December 21, 2009

Cisneros calling writers home

The Macondo Workshop, a weeklong master's class for fiction writers, poets, journalists, screenwriters and scholars, convenes each summer.

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San Antonio Express-News: Conexion
August 5, 2004

Random House Releases Cisneros and Gabo in Paperback

by Ivette Manners

This fall Random House imprints Vintage and Knopf hold sway over the simultaneous English and Spanish release of paperback titles from two of the biggest names in Latino and Latin American literature: Sandra Cisneros and Gabriel Garc?a M?rquez.

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Criticas
October 1, 2003

The Nature of Sandra Cisneros

by Gregg Barrios

The best-selling author reflects on nature, place and identity -- in her life and her work.

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Nature Conservancy Magazine
September 1, 2003

Hispanic or Latino? Debate stirs pride, emotion

by Darryl Fears

"As a poet, I'm especially sensitive to the power a word has,"Cisneros said. "It's not a word, it's a way of looking at the world. It's a way of looking at meaning."

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the Seattle Times
August 23, 2003

Notable Books of 2002

A cheerful, fizzy novel whose heroine and narrator joins her large Mexican-American family in driving from Chicago to Mexico City and back every summer; colorful generalizations abound concerning the borders of language and culture that they cross when they must.

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The New York Times
December 8, 2002

Telling a Tale of Immigrants Whose Stories Go Untold

by Mireya Navarro

[Caramelo] grew out of her desire to honor her father as he approached the end of his life (he died in 1997) by telling his story. It is essentially the tale of a Mexican who is not unlike the millions of other immigrants to this country whose stories go untold.

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The New York Times
November 11, 2002

Traveling with Cousin Elvis

by Valerie Sayers

Sandra Cisneros has written a joyful, fizzy American novel, a deliciously subversive reminder that 'American' applies to plenty of territory beyond the borders of the United States.

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The New York Times Book Review
September 29, 2002

Traveling With Cousin Elvis

SANDRA CISNEROS has written a joyful, fizzy American novel, a deliciously subversive reminder that ''American'' applies to plenty of territory beyond the borders of the United States.

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The New York Times
September 29, 2002

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