Sandra Cisneros
#2417 Overall Influence

Sandra Cisneros

American novelist, poet, and short story writer

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Sandra Cisneros is a Chicana writer. She is best known for her first novel The House on Mango Street and her subsequent short story collection Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories . 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, was awarded one of 25 new Ford Foundation Art of Change fellowships in 2017, and is regarded as a key figure in Chicana literature.

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University of Chicago
University of Chicago

Private research university in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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University of Iowa
University of Iowa

Public research university in Iowa City, Iowa, United States

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University of Michigan
University of Michigan

Public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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University of La Punta
University of La Punta

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Loyola University Chicago
Loyola University Chicago

Catholic research university in Chicago, Illinois

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#495 World Rank #108 USA Rank
Literature