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February 15, 2015


Roy Exum: Valentine's Day, 2015

The Chattanoogan

Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories, Sandra Cisneros. "Love is not about staring at each other, but staring off in the same direction." - Antoine...


February 9, 2015


2009 - 2010 Book of the Year

Santa Ana College

The inaugural selection was Sandra Cisneros' The House on Mango Street, a seminal work in Latina writing and in Hispanic literature. The key event...


February 9, 2015


I Sailed With Magellan vs. The House on Mango Street: Greatest Chicago Book tournament, round two

by Wendy McClure

Chicago Reader

Cisneros reinvented the Chicago narrative with these stories, and after 31 years the invention holds up. The original house is gone, but the there of this book still feels immediate and real.


January 31, 2015


Jack Leggett, Friend to Writers, Dies at 97

New York Times

... Sandra Cisneros, Kent Haruf, Ethan Canin, Jayne Anne Phillips, Tracy Kidder, Denis Johnson and Bob Shacochis, many of whom returned to teach.


January 27, 2015


Urban photographer and MacArthur Fellow Camilo Jose Vergara captures the lifespan of ghettos.

Monterey County Weekly (blog)

He's a member of poet and fellow MacArthur winner Sandra Cisneros' collective of Latino MacArthur winners who call themselves Los MacArturos.


January 24, 2015


10 Better Books by the Authors You Read in School

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Mexican-American author Sandra Cisneros is most famous for the young adult classic The House on Mango Street, which you might've been assigned...


January 23, 2015


MacArthur Fellows come here with the mission of: each one, teach one.

Monterey County Weekly

Poet and writer Sandra Cisneros earned the grant in 1995. She assembled a team of Latino MacArthur Fellows into a bloc they informally call the...


January 23, 2015


Palabras: Sandra Cisneros, Author of 'The House on Mango Street,'


Cisneros still has an enduring relationship with libraries. While she no longer treks to the library to find herself weighed down by borrowed


January 15, 2015


Sandra Cisneros sells King William home

sNEWSi is News

Author Sandra Cisneroshas sold her King William home -- the same structure that stirred controversy in the late '90s for its periwinkle purple color -- to...


January 14, 2015


Western Lit: A Nerd of Color A Conversation With So Cal Writer Jervey Tervalon

Coachella Valley Independent

Every so often, a Junot Diaz or a Sandra Cisneros breaks through, but textbooks haven't changed substantially. When you hear about indifference to...


January 13, 2015


The House on Mango Street vs. The Book of My Lives: Greatest Chicago Book Tournament, round ...

Chicago Reader

I began this exercise with some preconceived notions: I knew Sandra Cisneros'sThe House On Mango Street is taught in classrooms all over the...


January 9, 2015


Short-story writer Serros straddled Mexican-American cultures

Regina Leader-Post

... How to Be a Chicana Role Model, Serros joined Gloria Anzaldua, Sandra Cisneros and Ana Castillo in contributing to the growing canon of Chicana...


January 9, 2015


Berkeley: Mexican-American author Michele Serros, 48, dies

Macro Insider

... Part Model," Serros joined Gloria Anzald'a, Sandra Cisneros and Ana Castillo in contributing to the expanding canon of Chicana feminist literature.


January 8, 2015


Airwaves: Maya vs. Arizona: Diversity goes on trial

Las Cruces Sun-News

... South Tucson with books donated by celebrated Chicano and Chicana authors like Rudolfo Anaya, Sandra Cisneros, Denise Chavez and more.


January 4, 2015


New News, Old Books

Santa Fe Reporter

Sandra Cisneros stylishly articulates the dissociation, desperation, and exploitation facing immigrants to America in her 1984 classic, "The House on...


January 2, 2015


Hector Tobar, Pulitzer Prize Winner and New York Times Best Seller, Discusses Creative ...

Latin Post

"My early heroes were writers like Richard Wright, Toni Morrison, Alice Walker and Sandra Cisneros. My later heroes are writers who take on big...


December 31, 2014


The National Museum of Mexican Art Reboots Its Permanent Collection


(The artwork by Diaz was donated by Sandra Cisneros, author of The House on Mango Street and friend of the museum. Look for a special exhibition...

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