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Francisco Macias from the Library of Congress speaks with author Sandra Cisneros, who will appear at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival on Sept. 22 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
Sandra Cisneros has worked as a teacher and a counselor to high school dropouts, an instructor of creative writing, a college recruiter, an arts administrator and as a visiting writer at several universities, including the University of California at Berkeley and the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. Her books include two poetry collections, “Bad Boys” and “My Wicked Wicked Ways”; a short story collection, “Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories”; and the novels “The House on Mango Street” and “Caramelo.” She has just finished “Have You Seen Marie?” a richly illustrated fable for adults.
About the 2012 National Book Festival
The 2012 National Book Festival was held on Saturday, Sept. 22 and Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012, on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Our podcast series features one-on-one chats with some of this year’s featured authors.