Annette Sandoval

Annette Sandoval's writing is tightly bound to her experience as a Mexican American. She grew up in the barrio neighborhoods of Santa Ana, California, the youngest of five children born to immigrants from Jalisco, Mexico. Her mother named her after Mouseketeer Annette Funicello, wanting one of her children to have an ?American? name. She is the author of The Directory of Saints and Homegrown Healing: Traditional Remedies from Mexico, as well as the novel Women Are Like Chickens. Her writing has...See more