Sandra Cisneros is a poet, short story writer, novelist and essayist, whose latest work is the bilingual chapbook Puro Amor, featuring her own illustrations. Her classic, coming-of-age novel, The House on Mango Street, has sold over six million copies. Her numerous awards include NEA fellowships in both poetry and fiction, the Texas Medal of the Arts, a MacArthur Fellowship. Cisneros is the 2019 recipient of the prestigious PEN/Nabokov Award for Achievement in International Literature.
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