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I loved running. Loved it! I was never very fast, never did better than eight-something miles, never ran a marathon. But I ran the Hood to Coast several times, a bundle of 3ks, the Bridge Crossing, and a slow but official half-marathon in Portland nine years ago (2:17). Ten kilometers was my favorite distance and [...]

SANDRA CISNEROS

"Sandra Cisneros, the Mexican American novelist whose books "The House on Mango Street" and "Woman Hollering Creek" are widely considered contemporary classics of American literature, has won the PEN/Nabokov Award for Achievement in International Literature. "Cisneros is the third author to win the annual award, after Syrian poet Adonis in 2017 and Irish novelist Edna O'Brien [...]