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Poetry Foundation Honors Poets Sandra Cisneros and Elizabeth Acevedo

Sofía Aguilar
Dominican American writer Elizabeth Acevedo made history when she won the prestigious Carnegie Medal for her debut The Poet X as the first woman of color to win the prize in its 83-year history. The British literary award goes to...

Sandra Cisneros Is Giving Her $50,000 Award Money To Her Assistants So They Can Buy A Home

Araceli Cruz
Earlier this week we reported that  Sandra Cisneros was awarded the distinguished PEN/Nabokov Award for Achievement in International Literature. Aside from this incredible recognition, the author’s award also comes with a $50,000 monetary prize. In an interview with NBC News, Cisneros announced that...
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Sandra Cisneros Wins 2019 PEN/Nabokov Award for Achievement in International Literature

Araceli Cruz
Thirty-four years since acclaimed author  Sandra Cisneros released her breakthrough novel The House on Mango Street, and she continues to be recognized for her contributions in literature today. Last week, Cisneros was named the recipient of the 2019 PEN/Nabokov Award for Achievement...