ARTICLES & INTERVIEWS
Tía Lola Blog Tour 2010
In celebration of the publication of the second book in the Tía Lola Stories series (four in all), How Tía Lola Learned to Teach (October 12, 2010), I hope you will join us on the online blog tour that took place in October. The blog posts are still available:
Why Tía Lola and I Love Sayings
In Print & Online
The F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Committee and MCTV present an interview with Julia Alvarez, the 2009 F. Scott Fitzgerald Award Honoree. Ms. Alvarez is interviewed by Elizabeth M. Huergo, PhD., an English professor at Montgomery College in Rockville, Maryland. Ms. Alvarez discusses what inspired her to become a writer; her experiences as a young immigrant in the United States and many other interesting topics.
"Finding a Balance: A Profile of Julia Alvarez," The Bloomsbury Review, Vol 28/Issue 6, Nov/Dec 2008.
Listen to and read my essay on voting for Weekend America's Conversations with America, November 1, 2008: weekendamerica.publicradio.org/display/web/2008/11/01/conversations_alvarez
The March/April 2007 issue of Américas (which is published in both Spanish and English editions) has an article by Elizabeth Coonrod Martínez titled Julia Álvarez: Progenitor of a Movement. Another Américas article, "Julia Alvarez: Stories of Two Worlds," appeared in February 2001.
"Beyond Words" in bookWOMEN, Oct-Nov. 2002, Vol. 7, No. 1, published by the BookWomen Center for Feminist Reading, Minnesota Women's Press, St. Paul, MN.
"The Truth According to Your Characters: An Interview with Julia Alvarez" by García Tabor, María and Sirias, Silvio, in Prairie Schooner, Summer 2000, pp. 151-154.
Interview with Atlantic Unbound, July 19, 2000
"Writing Her Book Of High Grace: Novelist/Poet Julia Alvarez Has Forged A Career Doing The Unexpected," y Vanessa E. Jones, Boston Globe, Wednesday, June 28, 2000.
Latina Self Portraits: Interviews With Contemporary Women Writers, edited by Juanita Heredia and Bridget A. Kevane (University of New Mexico Press, April 2000).
"Historiographic Metafiction in In the Time of the Butterflies," Dr. Isabel Zakrzewski Brown, in South Atlantic Review, Volume 64, Number 2, Spring 1999.
"Interview with Julia Alvarez," by Mark Chasar and Constance Pierce in Glimmer Train, Winter 1998, Issue 25.
"Singing Makes Everything Else Possible," an Interview with Julia Alvarez, River Styx, Number 53, Fall 1998.
Interview with Salon.com, September 25, 1998
"A Clean Windshield: An Interview With Julia Alvarez," Bonnie Lyons and Bill Oliver, in Passion and Craft: Conversations with Notable Writers ( Urbana & Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1998).
"A Search for Identity in Julia Alvarez's How The García Girls Lost Their Accents," William Luis, in Dance Between Two Cultures: Latino Caribbean Literature Written in the United States (Nashville & London: Vanderbilt University Press, 1997).
"Memory Is Already The Story You Made Up About The Past: An Interview with Julia Alvarez," by Catherine Wiley, The Bloomsbury Review, March 1992.
"Traditional Form and the Living, Breathing American Poet," Fred Muratori. An essay on contemporary sonnets including my sonnet sequence, "33," in New England Review and Bread Loaf Quarterly, pp. 231-232, winter 1986.
If you'd like to schedule an interview, please contact my agent, Susan Bergholz.
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