AIR: Analysis, Interviews and Readings
Below are links to an academic analysis of the short story "Chola Salvation"; digital author interviews; and a live reading of an early draft of the short story "Angry Blood" at the University of Southern California (USC).
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.