Oct. 31, 2023 (Available for pre-order)
Three generations of women grapple with the complexities of love in this sweeping novel traversing Mexico, Texas and California. Merced Fierro knows one way to get love--her way, even if it means wreaking havoc on everyone, including her daughters. But can love prove stronger than betrayal?
Aug. 15, 2023
Estella González's novel excerpt "La Malinche y La Llorona" is included in this groundbreaking anthology edited by Sandra Guzmán that features work from Latine writers, scholars, and activists from across the world—from warrior poet Audre Lorde to novelist Edwidge Danticat and performer and artist/poet Cecilia Vicuña.
Publication Date: April 30, 2021
This award-winning collection of short stories focuses on the lives of Mexican and Chicanx characters living in East Los Angeles. In these narratives, working-class men and women struggle with self-hatred, economic survival and patriarchal oppression in urban America and educational institutions. Some protagonists succumb to their circumstances while others transcend them through wit and creativity.
Sample stories by visiting the "Writing" page on this site.
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September 6, 2021
This bold poetry collection edited by writer and activist Vanessa Chica includes Estella Gonzalez's "What about your white readers?" along with verse by jo reyes boitel, liz gonzalez and other fierce Latinx poets.
(Un)bound: Five years of Asterisms
This collection of writing from the "Asterisms" section of Asteri(x) online literary journal encapsulates the best writing of the journal's first five years. Edited by the inimitable Angie Cruz, this special issue includes a reprint of Estella Gonzalez's short story "Powder Puff", poetry by Isabel Acevedo and a conversation with Patricia Engel, Nelly Rosario, Stephanie Elizondo Griest, and Marissa Johnson Valenzuela.
Sept. 1, 2017
Comprised of rebellious verse by a spectrum of women poets responding to a tumultuous political climate, this collection includes "Vaginas on the Loose" by Estella González.
January 1, 2008
Spanning 60 years of writing, this anthology edited by writer Daniel Olivas brings to life the complexity of Los Angeles Latinidad. Estella Gonzalez's "Act of Faith" is included among stories by celebrated Chicanx writers such as Helena Maria Viramontes, John Rechy and Luis Alberto Urrea.
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