June 5, 2003

Sandra Cisneros

Author Sandra Cisneros, who wrote "Caramelo," a coming-of-age story about a Latina girl, appears on DIALOGUE. Marcia Franklin talks with Cisneros about the writer┬┤s latest project, her writing style, inspirations and future.

Cisneros, a recipient of a John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Genius Fellowship, is also the author of the novel, "The House on Mango Street," and three books of poetry. Her works have been translated into 10 languages and have won numerous national awards.