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Interviews, Lists and More


Short Story Podcast now on Apple Podcasts and Fictionz!

Chola Salvation short story "No Such thing" is now a podcast on Apple Podcasts and the platforms. Listen to the first episode for free by clicking on the link below.

Plenty of Emotion Packed Into Estella Gonzalez's "Chola Salvation"

The Albuquerque Journal

Reviewer David Steinberg interviews me about the titular story of my short story collection for his column.


Chola Salvation Listed in Top 11 Books for 2021

The Millions

Acclaimed writer Carribean Fragoza includes Chola Salvation in "A Year in Reading:  Carribean Fragoza" for online literary magazine, The Millions.

Reader's Digest

List of best Latinx books for 2021 including Chola Salvation.

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Boston and Chicago Libraries List Chola Salvation on Latinx Heritage Lists

Journal of Storytelling

Chola Salvation picked for Latinx Heritage Month books by Boston and Chicago Libraries. Click on photo for Boston list.

Tucson Portrait Series on Race Features Poem by Estella González

National News

Gonzalez's poem "Writers Workshop" included in "Voices of Race," a portrait series dedicated to amplifying the voices of our BIPOC communities and being a call of action for all people, particularly white communities to be social change agents.

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Walla Walla Public Library selects Chola Salvation as its adult fiction book of the week for Hispanic Heritage Month.

Los Angeles LIterature

An announcement of Chola Salvation's publication and a brief summary of the collection by Los Angeles Literature blogger Brian Dunlap.

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Writer Zach Powers interviews Esella González about Chola Salvation and the art of fiction.

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Chola Salvation one of 21 books listed by prominent Latina organization Las Comadres on its 7th annual summer reading list.

Latinas Y Cafe

Latino broadcaster Armando F. Sanchez interviews Estella González for his YouTube series on Latina role models.

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Press release announcing the publication of Chola Salvation. It also includes background information on the author and a summary of the collection.

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Anticipated Latinx books for the spring as compiled by Boricua Reads