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Sandra Cisneros with Dorothy Allison, Conversation, 8 October 1996 – Video

Recorded in Los Angeles, CA on October 8, 1996.

Sandra Cisneros, the author of The House on Mango Street and Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories, is a poet and fiction writer. Self described as a “terrorist,” “anarchist,” and a “Chicana feminist,” she has said, “I’m trying to write stories that haven’t been told. I feel like a cartographer. I’m determined to fill a literary void.” Ms. Cisneros, who received a Lannan Literary Award for Fiction, read the story “Eleven” and from work in progress on October 8, 1996. Ms. Cisernos was interviewed by poet, novelist, and essayist Dorothy Allison, whose books include Cavedweller and Bastard out of Carolina.

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Sandra Cisneros, Reading, 8 October 1996 – Video

Recorded in Los Angeles, CA on October 8, 1996.

Sandra Cisneros, the author of The House on Mango Street and Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories, is a poet and fiction writer. Self described as a “terrorist,” “anarchist,” and a “Chicana feminist,” she has said, “I’m trying to write stories that haven’t been told. I feel like a cartographer. I’m determined to fill a literary void.” Ms. Cisneros, who received a Lannan Literary Award for Fiction, read the story “Eleven” and from work in progress on October 8, 1996. Ms. Cisernos was interviewed by poet, novelist, and essayist Dorothy Allison, whose books include Cavedweller and Bastard out of Carolina.

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Denise Chavez with Sandra Cisneros, 11 October 2001 – Audio

Recorded at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on October 11, 2001.

Denise Chavez is a novelist, playwright, actress, director, and teacher. A native of Las Cruces, New Mexico, Ms. Chavez still lives in the house where she was raised. A recipient of the 1995 Governor’s Award in Literature, her books include Face of an Angel and The Last of the Menu Girls. During her residency, Ms. Chavez worked on a novel entitled The King and Queen of Comezon that addresses the complex issues of the Mexican-American border.

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