Quotes by Sandra Cisneros

About Sandra Cisneros:

Sandra Cisneros is an American writer best known for her acclaimed first novel The House on Mango Street (1984) and her subsequent short story collection Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories (1991). Her work experiments with literary forms and investigates emerging subject positions, which Cisneros herself attributes to growing up in a context of cultural hybridity and economic inequality that endowed her with unique stories to tell. She is the recipient of numerous awards including a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, and is regarded as a key figure in Chicana literature.

Author Bio

  • NameSandra Cisneros
  • Descriptionnovelist, poet, and short story writer
  • BornDecember 20, 1954
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionNovelist; Poet; Short Story Writer; Writer
  • WorksThe House On Mango Street; Woman Hollering Creek And Other Stories
  • AwardsMacArthur Fellows Program