Happy Birthday to Sandra Cisneros, Writer

Happy Birthday to acclaimed writer Sandra Cisneros, born on December 20, 1954 in Chicago, Illinois.  Her mother was Mexican American and her father was an immigrant from Mexico who was often nostalgic for his home country.  As a result, Cisneros and her family moved between Mexico and Chicago on numerous occasions.  The sense of displacement and psychological and spiritual boundaries and crossings between cultures greatly impacted Cisneros’ work.  Cisneros earned her BA at Loyola University and her MFA at the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop.  Cisneros’ life is immersed in literature; she is a writer, poet, and teacher. Her novels include, “The House on Mango Street” and “The Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories.”
Feliz cumpleaños a la aclamada escritora Sandra Cisneros, nacida el 20 de diciembre de 1954 en Chicago, Illinois. Su madre era mexicoamericana y su padre era un inmigrante de México que a menudo sentía nostalgia por su país de origen. Como resultado, Cisneros y su familia se mudaron entre México y Chicago en numerosas ocasiones. La sensación de desplazamiento y los límites psicológicos y espirituales y los cruces entre culturas impactaron enormemente el trabajo de Cisneros. Cisneros obtuvo su licenciatura en la Universidad de Loyola y su maestría en Bellas Artes en el Taller de Escritores de la Universidad de Iowa. La vida de Cisneros está inmersa en la literatura; es escritora, poeta y maestra. Entre sus novelas se incluyen “La casa en Mango Street” y “La mujer que grita Creek y otras historias”.

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