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An Ofrenda for my Mother

Sandra Cisneros

‘She was a prisoner-of-war mother, banging on the bars of her cell all her life.’

Sandra Cisneros

Sandra Cisneros is the founder of the Alfredo Cisneros del Moral Foundation, the Elvira Cisneros award and the Macondo Foundation, all of which work on behalf of creative writers. She is currently at work on a collection of essays, Writing in my Pajamas, and a short-story collection, Infinito.

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