Chingonas, Encouragement, Latino culture, Sandra Cisneros, Strong Women, Wisdom, Writing

The Wisdom of Sandra Cisneros

I read an article about the author, writer, poet Sandra Cisneros turning 60 years young. To celebrate, she dressed up as a cake-A. Cake-and celebrated in her new town of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. This is why I call her a chingona. Strong, fearless, badass (in a good way). "I have never felt younger or… Continue reading The Wisdom of Sandra Cisneros

Books, Junot Diaz, Sandra Cisneros, Writing

Burritos With A Side of Lit-No Salsa

I'm feeling like the above quote after reading about Chipotle's "literary packaging series." They had author, Jonathan Safran Foer, select 10 authors to feature on Chipotle's cups and bags. “What interested me is 800,000 Americans of extremely diverse backgrounds having access to good writing,” the novelist told Vanity Fair.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QVcoo6rxAXA   But not one of the… Continue reading Burritos With A Side of Lit-No Salsa