Recently while perusing http://www.sandracisneros.com/ I discovered a collection of of Latino/a MacArthur Fellows that include bios that she organized. In 1995, she was awarded the MacArthur Foundation Fellowship herself.
You can learn more here: http://www.sandracisneros.com/macarturos_bios.php
Sandra is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the publication of The House on Mango Street with a US tour starting in April. Stay tuned here: http://www.sandracisneros.com/schedule.php