Carolina Hinojosa-Cisneros

San Antonio, TX 78214
Phone: 
210-284-0876

Author's Bio

I am native to San Antonio, Texas where I live with my husband and three children. I am a poet, writer, and blogger at Cisneros Cafe. My work explores the gristle of family and faith at the intersection of my Latinidad. I earned my Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Texas at San Antonio. My work has appeared in the Acentos Review, Rock & Sling: a journal of witness, and Lookout Magazine among others.

Publications and Prizes

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

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
How To Fix A Broken Record by Amena Brown
,
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

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Latino/Latina
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, At Risk Youth
Fluent in: 
English, Spanish
Born in: 
San Antonio, TX
Raised in: 
San Antonio, TX
work_excerpt: 
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: Oct 26, 2017