The Writing Life : Poem as Preface SANDRA CISNEROS, Cisneros is the author of "The House on Mango Street" and "Woman Hollering Creek." This poem is the preface to a hardcover edition of "My Wicked Wicked Ways," due from Turtle Bay Books in December
The Writing Life : Ancient Eyes DAVID ST. JOHN, St. John's most recent collection of poems is "Terraces of Rain." He teaches at The University of Southern California
Being Manager Calls for Variety of Skills JAN HICKENBOTTOM, Hickenbottom is a past president of the Greater Los Angeles chapter of the Community Assns. Institute (CAI), a national nonprofit research and educational organization.
PLATFORM : Channel That Drive HENRY WOODS, HENRY WOODS is senior vice president of Thermo Brique West, a Long Beach-based distributor of a brick veneer product used to restore residential and commercial property. The company hopes to form joint - venture distributorships with current and former gang members and other youths. Commenting on entrepreneurship, he told The Times: