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November 25, 2014

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MacArthur Foundation

inagist.com

A Room of Her Own: An Altar for My Mother, an installation by Sandra Cisneros National Museum of American History Acclaimed author Sandra...

 

November 7, 2014

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The 29 Modern Classics Every Gentleman Needs To Read

Fall River Herald News

The modern gentleman knows more about the world than what he sees around him, or what he's experienced. That means the modern gentleman...

 

November 2, 2014

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Authors, Artists, Chefs Share Dia De Los Muertos Celebrations

NBCNews.com

Sandra Cisneros, the author of books such as The House On Mango Street made an altar to her deceased mother, called "A Room of Her Own: Altar...

 

November 1, 2014

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An Awe-Inspiring Altar Remembers One Latino Artist's Guiding Spirit

Smithsonian

Sandra Cisneros was in a Chicago hospital, where her mother was in the last moments of her life. The two women had not always been close.

 

October 31, 2014

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Sandra Cisneros, Author of "The House on Mango Street," Creates Dia de los Muertos Altar at the ...

Latin Post

Sandra Cisneros, the acclaimed Mexican-American author of "The House on Mango Street," "Woman Hollering Creek," "Caramelo" and several poetry...

 

October 31, 2014

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Sandra Cisneros, Author of "The House on Mango Street," Creates Dia de los Muertos Altar at the ...

New Mexico Local News - City News Line

Following her mother's death, Cisneros created an altar at the Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque as a way to pay homage to her mother in an...

 

October 29, 2014

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Special Preview of Smithsonian Day of the Dead Display by Sandra Cisneros

World News

(Source: National Museum of Natural History) What: The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History invites media to photograph the...

 

October 28, 2014

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This Halloween, Spend a Ghoulish Night (or Day) at the Smithsonian

Smithsonian

Acclaimed author Sandra Cisneroshas created an installation in the tradition of "Dia de Muertos" to honor her mother, Elvira Cordero Cisneros.

 

October 24, 2014

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ActivARTE in Boyle Heights

KCET

... of The House on Mango Street by "Macarturo," Sandra Cisneros followed by a discussion on how the book relates to their vision for Boyle Heights.

 

October 23, 2014

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Independent Publishers Make their Presence Felt at the 2014 Texas Book Festival

The Texas Observer

...as long as Arte Publico keeps printing successful titles (such as Sandra Cisneros' The House on Mango Street, originally published by Arte Publico in 1984), it should at least be able to keep afloat and continue its mission...

 

October 21, 2014

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Lecturer Sandra Cisneros wants to give gift of stories

The Daily Tar Heel

Sandra Cisneros, Mexican-American author of the award-winning "The House on Mango Street," will be awarded the Thomas Wolfe Prize and give the...

 

October 20, 2014

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Sandra Cisneros

therumpus.net

This week's Sunday Rumpus essay made me especially attuned to other pieces that touch on immigration and power differentials. In "On Publishing a...

 

October 14, 2014

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Writing the unthinkable

High Country News

Olivas also spotlights Latino/a writers largely overlooked by the New York publishing industry, from Helena Maria Viramontes and Sandra Cisneros to...

 

October 10, 2014

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The tables are set for lunch with the literati

San Antonio Express-News

... Chris Bohjalian, Sandra Cisneros, Frank Deford, Richard Paul Evans, John Graves, Jim Lehrer, Laura Lippman, Betty Mahmoody, Robert K. Massie,...

 

October 10, 2014

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Authors weigh in on the Amazon-Hachette war

World Socialist Web Site

... initiated Authors United, consisting largely but not entirely of Hachette writers, and including Stephen King, Calvin Trillin and Sandra Cisneros.

 

October 2, 2014

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10 Must-Read Books by Latino Authors

Cosmopolitan (blog)

The House on Mango Street, Sandra Cisneros. A staple of required reading lists everywhere, and for good reason, it covers the year in a life of...

 

October 2, 2014

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Teach Orgullo. Create Oportunidad. Latino Leadership in Education.

Huffington Post

Emilio Solano began his career in 2010 as a middle school teacher at Sandra Cisneros Learning Academy in Los Angeles, California. Today, he...

 

October 2, 2014

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Abandonment Issues: Sandra Cisneros, Caramelo

bitterliterature.com

Abandonment Issues: Sandra Cisneros, Caramelo. I should have seen this coming. The House on Mango Street, while getting three and a half stars...

 

September 29, 2014

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BOOKENDS: Book sales this week

LancasterOnline

Sandra Cisneros' "The House on Mango Street," 6 p.m. Oct. 16, Lancaster Public Library. Lisa Jackson's "Left to Die," 6:30 p.m. Oct. 16, Ephrata...

 

September 27, 2014

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Comadres Conference Promotes Latino Authors, Books

NBCNews.com

When Sandra Cisneros wrote about the abuse she suffered, she was one of the first Latinas to share that experience... and these are the ways we...

 

September 25, 2014

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'A Cup of Water Under My Bed: A Memoir' Author Daisy Hernandez Shares an Incredible Latina ...

Latin Post

There, she found the works of Sandra Cisnerosand Richard Rodriguez, and for the first time she saw Spanish, the private language spoken only at...

 

September 24, 2014

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What are the book banners afraid of?

Houston Chronicle

Or do they the book banners fear the author, Sandra Cisneroswho, like many of the authors on the long list of books banned by Tucson's school...

 

September 24, 2014

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Every Week Is Banned Books Week For Chicanos

Huffington Post

The books include novels such as The House On Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros, Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya, and The Magic of Blood by...

 

September 24, 2014

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Spotlight on a Latina feminist: Sandra Cisneros

Latinitas

If you checked any kind of social media today, I'm sure you saw or at least read the title of the most popular topic today: Emma's Watson UN speech...

 

September 24, 2014

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UNO Sandra Cisneros Charter School

Illinois Network of Charter Schools

Description. The UNO Charter School Network (UNO-CSN) seeks to redefine the culture and expectations of public education, especially in urban...

 

September 22, 2014

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In Chicago, colourful Pilsen broadens palate

Ottawa Citizen

My 16-year-old daughter awaits the House on Mango Street exhibit, based on the beloved book by Chicago-born author Sandra Cisneros, that opens...

 
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