Videos featuring Pat Mora
Lee & Low Books has produced a video of Pat Mora where she talks about her writing and in particular, her book Yum! ¡Mmm! ¡Qué Rico! America’s Sproutings. Interview conducted June 2007 by Jason Low, Publisher:
Pat talking with the ALSC about Día in February 2014:
Pat on the Gift of a College Education (2011):
Pat did an interview with WETV’s ¡Colorín Colorado! Here it is, in three parts:
Pat describes why she thinks writing poetry is a natural activity for teens, and explains how she decided to write Dizzy in Your Eyes, a collection of love poems for teens:
Pat talks about Día’s 15th anniversary:
Pat talks about her creative practice and recent publications:
Webcast of Pat reading at the 2010 National Book Festival.
Watch as Pat reads the poem “Mi Madre” from Chants, for the website Latinopia.com::
“Meet Pat Mora.” ¡Colorín Colorado! April 28 2007.; Conozca a Pat Mora.” ¡Colorín Colorado! 28 April 2007. This interview is also featured on Reading Rockets – Pat discusses growing up in a Mexican-American home, and her realization as an adult that her heritage was missing from her early school experiences:
Pat talked with Cinco Puntos publisher Lee Byrd and author Claudia Guadalupe Martinez at ALA Midwinter in January, 2015. The talk was part of Cinco Puntos’ new web series, Pan Dulce, which pairs writers from two different indie presses in a lively discussions of their lives, loves, and books in the time it takes to drink some coffee and eat a sweet bread.
Webcast of Pat reading at the 2005 National Book Festival.
Webcast of Pat reading at the 2002 National Book Festival.
Using Reader Response Theory with My Own True Name—an online video informs about a new teaching strategy using Pat’s book of poems for young adults. The source is a professional development workshop, The Expanding Canon: Teaching Multicultural Literature in High School.