Carolina Hinojosa-Cisneros

Poet, Creative Nonfiction Writer

San Antonio, TX 78214

Author's Bio

Carolina Hinojosa-Cisneros is a Tejana poet, freelance writer, and storyteller. Her work focuses on faith and Latinidad. Her work can be found in On Being, The Rumpus, The Acentos Review, Lookout Magazine, Rock & Sling: a journal of witness, and more. Her conferences and talks include, "A Theo(poet)ic Revolution: The Language of Liberation" at Women Doing Theology, and "Writing as Liberative Praxis: A Latina Narrative" at Gemini Ink Writers Conference.

Her chapbook was published by FlowerSong Books titled, Becoming Coztototl. She is a Jack Sr. and Doris McCord Smothers Scholar at Our Lady of the Lake University where she is in pursuit of an MA in English with emphases in Literature, Creative Writing, and Social Justice. Hinojosa-Cisneros is a 2019 Pushcart Nominee for her poem, "Blessed be the Mother."

Publications & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

Journals: ,
In Touch
On Being


Coritos for Las de Afuera (Routledge Press, 2019)
Journals: ,
Bird's Thumb
Christianity Today
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Sagebrush Review Literary Journal
ZOUCH Magazine & Miscellany
Prizes won: 

Jack Sr. and Doris McCord Smothers Scholarship

2019 Award in Theopoetics

2019 Pushcart Nominee for "Blessed be the Mother"

More Information

Gives readings: 
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Identifies as: 
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Immigration, Teenagers, Women
Fluent in: 
English, Spanish
Born in: 
San Antonio, TX
Raised in: 
San Antonio, TX
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Last update: Jan 23, 2020