Articles & interviews about Pat’s work for adults and young adults

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Online articles & interviews

Crayton, Cherry, Bookjoy Is the Work of Teachers, North Carolina State College of Education News, September 2019.

Oliver-Rotger, Maria Antónia, “An Interview with Pat Mora”, VG: Voices from the Gaps., May/June 1999.

Print articles & interviews

Alarcón, Norma. “Interview with Pat Mora.” Third Woman: Texas and More, Vol. 3, nos. 1 & 2, Bloomington: Third Woman, 1986, pp.121-126.

Aldama, Fredrick Luis. “Pat Mora.” Spilling the Beans: Conversations with Writers and Artists. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2006, pp. 153-165.

Almon, Bert. “Family Memoirs and the Mexican Diaspora: John Rechy, John Phillip Santos, and Pat Mora,” Western Subjects: Autobiographical Writing in the North American West. Salt Lake City, Utah: The University of Utah Press, 2004, pp. 277-301.

Canto, Minerva. “We Need More Multicultural Lit, Author Says,” Journal North, Albuquerque, NM, Feb. 24, 1995, pp.1, 3.

Conlan, Maureen. “Writing from Two World: Pat Mora Draws on Her Mexican Heritage,” The Cincinnati Post, May 18, 1996, pp. 1B, 3B.

Dick, Bruce. “Pat Mora,” A Poet’s Truth: Conversations with Latino/Latina Poets, Tucson: The University of Arizona Press, 2003, pp. 92-105.

Fast, Robin Riley. “Nature and Creative Power: Pat Mora and Patricia Hampl,” San Jose Studies 15.2, 1989, pp. 29-40.

Fiorentino, Elizabeth M. Pat Mora: Nepantla, A Place in the Middle. Las Vegas, NM: New Mexico Highlands University, May, 2004. [Masters thesis]

Fox, Linda C. “From Chants to Borders to Communion: Pat Mora’s Poetic Journey to Nepantla,” Bilingual Review/Revista Bilingue., vol. 21, no. 3, 1996, pp. 219-230.

“From the Borderlands: Pat Mora, Gloria López-Stafford and Ray Gonzalez.” This Stubborn Self: Texas Autobiographies. Fort Worth: TCU Press, 2002, pp. 271-306.

Gersh, Rachel. “Voz de la Cultura Escritora hispana comenta sobre la conexión entre el lenguaje y la cultura,” The SantaFe New Mexican, October 11, 1999, pp. A-10.

Görey, Özlem. "’The Middle Woman’ from Nepantla: Sameness and Difference in the Poetry of Pat Mora, Interactions: Ege Journal of British and American Studies, March 2013. Download pdf.

Ikas, Karin Rosa. “Pat Mora: Poet, Writer, and Educator,” Chicana Ways: Conversations with Ten Chicana Writers, Reno: University of Nevada Press, 2002, pp.126-149.

Jácquez-Ortiz, Michele. “Land of Enchantment Inspires New Book for Author Pat Mora,” La Herencia del Norte, Santa Fe, NM. Fall, 1997, pp. 32-33.

Kurzen, Crystal M. “Pat Mora’s Literary Nepantla: Blueprints for a Word-House Refuge,” Auto/Biography Studies, Summer 2013. Download pdf.

Leonard, Frances and Ramona Cearley, “Pat Mora,” Conversations with Texas Writers, Austin: University of Texas Press, 2005, pp. 248-257.

Melendez, Maria. “An Interview with Pat Mora.” Latino Poetry Review, Spring 2009.

Mermann-Jozwiak, Elisabeth and Nancy Sullivan, “An Interview with Pat Mora,” MELUS, Summer 2003.

Milligan, Bryce. “A Conversation with Sandra Cisneros and Pat Mora,” Texas Journal of Ideas, History and Culture, Austin, TX:, Vol. 17, No. 1, Fall/Winter, 1994, pp. 12-17.

Milligan, Bryce. “Pat Mora,” Texas Women Writers: A Tradition of Their Own. . College Station, TX: Texas A&M Press, 1997, pp. 223-228.

Murphy, Patrick D. “Conserving Natural and Cultural Diversity: The Prose and Poetry of Pat Mora,” MELUS., Vol. 21, number 1, spring, 1996, pp. 59-69.

Myers, G, Douglas. “Mora as Model in the New Millennium: Instilling a Love of Poetry with My Own True Name,” Florida English Journal, vol. 38, no. 2, Spring/Summer, 2002, pp. 25 31.Green star icon

Nigro, Kirsten. “Mujeres fuertes: la poesía de Pat Mora,” Cuadernos Americanos: Nueva Epoca. UNAM, volumen 1, número 55, 1996, pp. 118-130. .

O’Connor, Julie W. Braiding Feminine Faith: The Chicana Trinity Paradigm in Pat Mora’s Poetry. . Buffalo, NY: Buffalo State College, May, 2004. [Masters thesis].

Oliver-Rotger, Maria Antónia. “Pat Mora’s House of Houses and the Dream of a Homeplace with No Boundaries,”Battlegrounds and Crossroads: Social and Imaginary Space in Writings by Chicanas. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2003, pp. 315-331.

“Pat Mora.” American Writers: A Collection of Literary Biographies. Supplement XIII. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons. 2003, pp. 213-232.

Racine, Marty. “Border Voice,” Houston Chronicle, May 30, 1999, pp. 1F & 4F.

Rebolledo, Tey Diana, “Pat Mora,” This Is About Vision: Interviews with Southwestern Writers, Crawford, Balassi and Eysturoy (eds). Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1990, pp. 129-139.

Rentería, Ramón. “A Passion for Writing,” El Paso Times, June 11, 2000, pp. 1F and 8F.

Seiler, Nadezhda. Elements of Folklore in House of Houses. Denton, TX: Texas, Woman’s University, August, 2002.[Masters thesis]

Spencer, Laura Gurierrez. “The Desert Blooms: Flowered Songs by Pat Mora,” Bilingual Review . 20, January-April, 1995, pp. 28-37. .