Sandra Cisneros

May 13, 2011 Comments Off on Sandra Cisneros

Sandra Cisneros is the founder of the Alfredo Cisneros del Moral Foundation,
the Elvira Cisneros Award and the Macondo Foundation, all of which work on
behalf of creative writers. She is the recipient of numerous awards including a
MacArthur. Her writings include novels: THE HOUSE ON MANGO STREET and
CARAMELO; short stories: WOMAN HOLLERING CREEK; and poetry collections:
MY WICKED WICKED WAYS and LOOSE WOMAN. She is currently at work on
several writing projects including WRITING IN MY PAJAMAS, essays; INFINITO,
stories; HAVE YOU SEEN MARIE?, an illustrated book for adults; and a children’s
book, BRAVO, BRUNO. She served as Grand Marshall at the 2010 Poteet, Texas
Strawberry Festival. She makes her home in San Antonio, Texas, where she is
writer in residence at Our Lady of the Lake University.

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