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Sandra Cisneros: A House of Her Own

(Exhibition installation)

FEBRUARY 15 - JULY 1, 2017

Internationally acclaimed author Sandra Cisneros is the subject of a major new exhibition at The Wittliff Collections.

The Cisneros Papers, more than 300 file boxes in all, document the life and work of this writer best known for her classic, The House on Mango Street, which has sold more than six million copies and inspired generations of readers.

Sandra Cisneros: A House of Her Own highlights key artifacts from the Cisneros archive: manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, original drawings, publicity materials, Cisneros’s portable typewriter, and her diaries and journals -- where many of the earliest incarnations of her stories and poems can be found.


VIDEO: Sandra Cisneros in conversation with John Phillip Santos from April of 2017.


[above] Photo of exhibition installation