Sandra Cisneros


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in Chicago, Illinois, The United States
December 20, 1954

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Sandra Cisneros was born in Chicago in 1954. Internationally acclaimed for her poetry and fiction, she has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the Lannan Literary Award and the American Book Award, and of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the MacArthur Foundation. Cisneros is the author of two novels The House on Mango Street and Caramelo; a collection of short stories, Woman Hollering Creek; two books of poetry, My Wicked Ways and Loose Woman; and a children's book, Hairs/Pelitos. She is the founder of the Macondo Foundation, an association of writers united to serve underserved communities (www.macondofoundation.org), and is Writer in Residence at Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio. She lives ...more

Average rating: 3.71 · 137,779 ratings · 11,553 reviews · 22 distinct worksSimilar authors
The House on Mango Street

3.62 avg rating — 107,463 ratings — published 1984 — 80 editions
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Caramelo

3.89 avg rating — 9,644 ratings — published 2002 — 45 editions
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Woman Hollering Creek and O...

4.03 avg rating — 8,263 ratings — published 1991 — 22 editions
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Loose Woman

4.21 avg rating — 3,550 ratings — published 1994 — 9 editions
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My Wicked Wicked Ways: Poems

4.18 avg rating — 1,356 ratings — published 1987 — 5 editions
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Woman Hollering Creek & The...

4.23 avg rating — 1,065 ratings — published 1992 — 2 editions
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A House of My Own: Stories ...

4.28 avg rating — 1,022 ratings — published 2015 — 7 editions
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Have You Seen Marie?

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3.83 avg rating — 1,067 ratings — published 2012 — 16 editions
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Eleven

3.95 avg rating — 509 ratings — published 2010 — 2 editions
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Hairs/Pelitos

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4.06 avg rating — 408 ratings — published 1994 — 7 editions
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