Arts at UNCW

Sandra Cisneros
Author of The House on Mango Street, Sandra Cisneros
NOV. 4
AT 7:30 P.M.
UNCW KENAN
AUDITORIUM
TICKETS:
FREE

Tickets will be available for pick up at the Kenan Box Office starting August 16th (two per person). They can also be reserved online below.

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An evening with Sandra Cisneros, part of the NEA Big Read Cape Fear

Sandra Cisneros will be speaking to the audience from her home in San Miguel d Allende, Mexico, via a live virtual broadcast. The event itself will be held in-person and also live-streamed via zoom and will be simultaneously translated in Spanish in the zoom webinar platform only (not in-person.)

Este evento se presentará en persona y también se transmitirá en vivo a través de zoom y se traducirá simultáneamente en español solo en la plataforma de seminarios de zoom (no en persona).

Sandra Cisneros, author of The House on Mango Street, will participate in a UNCW Writers’ Week panel discussion that explores the author’s literary choices and life experiences. This classic, coming-of-age novel has sold over six million copies, has been translated into twenty-five languages, and is required reading in elementary schools, high schools, and universities across the nation. Sandra Cisneros is a poet, short story writer, novelist, essayist, performer, and artist whose work explores the lives of the working class.  Her numerous awards include NEA fellowships in both poetry and fiction, the Texas Medal of the Arts, a MacArthur Fellowship, several honorary doctorates, and national and international book awards. 

NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest