About the Author
Sandra Cisneros was born in Chicago in 1954. Internationally acclaimed for her poetry and fiction, she has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the Lannan Literary Award and the American Book Award, and of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the MacArthur Foundation. Cisneros is the author of The House on Mango Street, Woman Hollering Creek, Loose Woman, and My Wicked Ways. She lives in the Southwest.
Carmen Tafolla is one of the most anthologized of all Latina poets, with poems for both adults and children appearing in more than 200 anthologies. She is the author of the Bluebonnet Award-nominated "Baby Coyote and the Old Woman. "Sharyll Teneyuca is a social justice lawyer and the niece of Emma Tenayuca. Terry Ybanez is the illustrator of "Christmas Tree: El arbol de Navidad "and "Hairs/Pelitos," They all live in San Antonio, Texas.