Gary soto

april 12 1952- present

gary biography

who is Gary soto?R/ is an american author and poet.

where was he born?R/april 12, 1952 (age 61), Fresno CA

married?R/ he married Caroly Oda

children?R/ 1- Mariko Heidi Sot, the daughter of Japonese American

important life information:1- Soto's father died in 1957, when he was five years old.

2-Soto notes that in spite of his early academic record, while at high school he found an interest in poetry through writers such as Ernest Hemingway, John Steinbeck, Jules Verne, Robert Frost and Thornton Wilder.

3-Soto attended Fresno City College and California State University, Fresno, where he earned his B.A. degree in English in 1974.

books

Title: Too many tamales

Year: 1993

Title: Buried onions

Year: 1997

Title: The cat's meow

Year: 1987

Title: When dad came back

Year: 2011

Title: Poetry lover

Year: 2001

Title:Black heir

Year: 1985

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