Sandra Cisneros is the author of The House on Mango Street, Caramelo, and A House of My Own: Stories from My Life. She has won an NEA Fellowship, a Lannan, the American Book Award, and a MacArthur Fellowship. Other books include the story collection Woman Hollering Creek; two books of poetry; and two books of children’s literature. Her work has been translated into more than 20 languages. Cisneros is the founder of the Alfredo Cisneros Del Moral and Macondo Foundations, which serve creative writers.