Alvarez, Julia. “A Citizen of the World: An Interview with Julia Alvarez.” In Latina Self-Portraits: Interviews with Contemporary Women Writers, edited by Bridget Kevane and Juanita Heredia. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2000. Offers insight into background, politics, and various aspects of Alvarez’s work as a poet and fiction writer.
Alvarez, Julia. “An Unlikely Beginning for a Writer.” In Máscaras, edited by Lucha Corpi. Berkeley, Calif.: Third Woman Press, 1997. Provides information on the life experiences that have influenced the themes and forms of Alvarez’s work.
Alvarez, Julia. “On Finding a Latino Voice.” In The Writing Life: Writers on How They Think and How They Work, edited by Maria Arana. New York: Public Affairs Press, 2003.
Bing, Jonathan. “Julia Alvarez: Books that Cross Borders.” Publishers Weekly 243 (December 16, 1996). A concise view of Alvarez’s writing, dealing mostly with In the Time of the Butterflies and Homecoming.
Echevarria, Roberto Gonzalez. “Sisters in Death.” The New York Times Book Review (December 18, 1994): 28.
Garcia-Johnson, Ronie-Richele. “Julía Alvarez.” In Notable Hispanic American Women, edited by Diane Telgen and Jim Kamp. Detroit: Gale Research, 1993.
Johnson, Kelly Lyon. Julia Alvarez: Writing a New Place on the Map. Albuquerque: University...