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Sandra Cisneros

Born: 20-Dec-1954
Birthplace: Chicago, IL

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: Hispanic
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The House on Mango Street

    University: BA English, Loyola University Chicago (1976)
    University: MFA Creative Writing, University of Iowa (1978)
    Teacher: Latino Youth Alternative High School, Chicago, IL (1978-80)

    NEA Fellowship 1982
    NEA Fellowship 1988
    American Book Award 1985
    Lannan Literary Award 1991
    MacArthur Fellowship 1995
    Mexican Ancestry

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Author of books:
Bad Boys (1980, poetry)
The House on Mango Street (1984, novel)
My Wicked, Wicked Ways (1987, poetry)
Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories (1991, short stories)
Loose Woman (1994, poetry)
Caramelo (2002, novel)

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