Carolina Hinojosa-Cisneros

San Antonio, TX 78214

Author's Bio

Carolina Hinojosa-Cisneros is a Tejana poet, freelance writer, and aspiring author. Her work focuses on Latinidad and faith. She is mom to three and wife to one. She is passionate about marginalized voices in both the church and in publishing. Her work can be found in The Acentos Review, The Lookout Magazine, Rock & Sling: a journal of witness, and more. She is a monthly contributor at The Mudroom and runs a regular blog at Follow her on Twitter at @CisnerosCafe.

Publications and Prizes

ALTARWORK, Rock & Sling, Sagebrush Review Literary Journal, The Acentos Review, ZOUCH Magazine & Miscellany

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
Salt Houses by Hala Alyan
A Field Guide to Getting Lost by Rebecca Solnit
Bone Black by bell hooks
The Light of the World by Elizabeth Alexander
A Beautiful Disaster by Marlena Graves
Favorite Books: 
Reading Lolita in Tehran, Water & Salt, and Mujerista Theology.
Favorite Authors: 
Currently, I am celebrating the work of Lena Khalaf Tuffaha, Jasminne Mendez, Ada Maria Isasi-Diaz, Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz.

More Information

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Prefers to work with: 
Adults, At Risk Youth
Fluent in: 
English, Spanish
Born in: 
San Antonio, TX
Raised in: 
San Antonio, TX
Ancestry III Walid Have enough ‘iiman to make it across borders, a plunging widow’s peak dominant inherited trait worn as a mourning cap for morning prayer
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Last updated: Feb 08, 2018