AIR: Analysis, Interviews and Readings
Below are links to an academic analysis of the short story "Chola Salvation"; digital author interviews; and videos of author readings at USC, Cornell University and other venues.
October 11, 2023
Estella González joins editor extraordinaire Sandra Guzmán and writers Mary Grueso Romero and Yvette Modestin for a discussion about the groundbreaking anthology, Daughters of Latin America: An International Anthology of Writing by Latine Women.
May 3, 2023
Latina literary podcast Hablemos Escritoras proudly presents Estella González in conversation with Isabel Ibañez. The author discusses Chicana icons, La Virgen de Guadalupe and Frida Kahlo as well as the publishing industry's dearth of Latina/Chicana authors and much more.
November 17, 2022
Estella González joins fellow Cornell MFA alumni Ryka Aoki, Shane Kowalski and Manuel Muñoz in a reading for the Philip Freund Prize in Creative in Writing.
February 4, 2022
Caramba Book Club organizer Jessica Gibson and author Estella Gonzalez discuss favorite stories, Mexican cuisine, colonialism and indigeneity during this Instagram interview.
January 9, 2022
Acclaimed author Daniel Chacon interviews Estella González on NPR station KTEP FM for Words on a Wire, one of the most established and influential radio shows on writing and creativity.
Dr. Frederick Luis Aldama interviews Estella Gonzalez for the academic journal, American Book Review, regarding Chola Salvation and her writing.
July 19 2021
Boricua Writer Ivelisse Rodriguez interviews Estella Gonzalez about her short story collection Chola Salvation for the 2021 Kweli International Literary Conference.
July 15, 2021
Estella Gonzalez is joined by fellow Arte Público Press author Oscar Mancinas in a joint interview on Facebook Live by writer Richard Z. Santos for Houston Public Library.
Sept 10, 2017
Academic forum featuring an analysis by Dr. Wanda Alarcón of the music and Caló used in "Chola Salvation" and other Chicana literature. For further analysis, read her full dissertation here.
September 16, 2010
A digital recording of Estella Gonzalez reading an early draft of the short story "Angry Blood" in the lecture hall of USC's Doheny Library for the Festival de Flor y Canto de Aztlán.