Who is Rolando Hinojosa-Smith?

Rolando Hinojosa was an American novelist, essayist, poet and Ellen Clayton Garwood Professor in the English Department at the University of Texas at Austin.

Born on January 21, 1929, in Mercedes, Texas in the United States of America, Rolando is the son of Manuel Guzman (a farmer) and Carrie Effie (a homemaker; maiden name, Smith).

Rolando Hinojosa-Smith
Rolando Hinojosa-Smith

Rolando is an award-winning novelist who has won many awards for his works including the  Premio Casa de las Américas; Quinto Sol

He is known to have married his wife Patricia Mandley on September 1, 1963 but unfortunately divorced in 1989.

Rolando is a father of Clarissa Hinojosa. He is known to be a fluent Spanish speaker who was raised with Spanish until high school when the primary language was English.

Rolando Hinojosa-Smith Daughter, Who Is Clarissa Hinojosa?

Clarissa Hinojosa is the daughter of American novelist, essayist, poet and Ellen Clayton Garwood Professor Rolando Hinojosa-Smith.

Clarrisa Hinojosa is a very private person who keeps his life away from the media and the p[public but according to her LinkedIn account, she is a Teacher, Historian, Editor, Writer, Grant Writer as well as a Proofreader.

She is also known to hold an M.A. and a PhD in English/British history.


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