Gary Soto

Author and Poet


Born: April 12, 1952 (age 61),

Where he live: Fresno, CA

Education California State University, Fresno, Fresno City College

Married: Carolyn

Where he lives now:north ca

Important Life Information:

1.He meets and is inspired by the best Latin American writer the novelist Gabriel García Márquez.

2.Gary Soto received the prestigious Andrew Carnegie Medal for Film Excellence from the Association for Library Service to Children for his production work on the film The Pool Party.

3.Gary Soto reveived the Hispanic Heritage Award for Literature for Petty Crimes.

4.The Old Administration Building at Fresno City College will become the permanent home of the Gary Soto Literary Museum.