Carmen Tafolla

About Carmen Tafolla

Birth Day: July 29, 1951
Birth Place: San Antonio, TX

Carmen Tafolla

Carmen Tafolla was born on July 29, 1951 in San Antonio, TX. Chicana author who is known for her work as both a children's fiction author and as a poet. Between 2012 and 2014, she served as the poet laureate for San Antonio. And, during 2015-2016, she served as the state of Texas' poet laureate.
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Popular As Carmen Tafolla
Occupation Poet
Age 69 years old
Zodiac Sign Leo
Born July 29, 1951 (San Antonio, TX)
Birthday July 29
Town/City San Antonio, TX
Nationality TX

🌙 Zodiac

Carmen Tafolla’s zodiac sign is Leo. According to astrologers, people born under the sign of Leo are natural born leaders. They are dramatic, creative, self-confident, dominant and extremely difficult to resist, able to achieve anything they want to in any area of life they commit to. There is a specific strength to a Leo and their "king of the jungle" status. Leo often has many friends for they are generous and loyal. Self-confident and attractive, this is a Sun sign capable of uniting different groups of people and leading them as one towards a shared cause, and their healthy sense of humor makes collaboration with other people even easier.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Carmen Tafolla was born in the Year of the Rabbit. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rabbit enjoy being surrounded by family and friends. They’re popular, compassionate, sincere, and they like to avoid conflict and are sometimes seen as pushovers. Rabbits enjoy home and entertaining at home. Compatible with Goat or Pig.

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About

Chicana author who is known for her work as both a children's fiction author and as a poet. Between 2012 and 2014, she served as the poet laureate for San Antonio. And, during 2015-2016, she served as the state of Texas' poet laureate.

Before Fame

She graduated with a bachelor's degree in Spanish and French from Austin College in 1972. She subsequently earned her master's degree in education from Austin College the following year.

Trivia

She released her first poetry anthology collection, Get Your Tortillas Together, in 1976. In 2010, she earned the Charlotte Zolotow Award for Best Children's Picture Book in recognition of her novel What Can You DO with A Paleta?

Family Life

She was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas.

Associated With

She and fellow children's author Judy Blume are both known for employing themes that are near to them personally.

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