Honor for Sandra Cisneros

This fall, elementary and middle school students will walk through the doors of the brand new Sandra Cisneros Learning Academy in Echo Park. It’s not the first school in the Los Angeles Unified School District to be named for an author, though a truly honor for the writer. Which author wouldn’t like that?

Sandra Cisneros is the author of Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories and The House on Mango Street. Her family migrated from Mexico to Chicago, where she was born in 1954. Cisneros was awarded a MacArthur “Genius” Fellowship in 1995. She lives in Texas and is involved in two foundations that foster creative writing.

Cisneros is one of my favourite writers.

Read full article @ the LA Times

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~ by eneryvibes on 1,July 3, 2011.

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