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This bibliography is taken from Castillo's official web-site,

  • Goddess of the Americas/La Diosa de las Américas, editor,1996.
  • Loverboys, 1996.
  • My Father was a Toltec and selected poems, 1973-1988, 1995.
  • Massacre of the Dreamers: Essays on Xicanisma, 1994.
  • Ana Castillo reading from her works [sound recording]. 1994. Recorded Dec. 2, 1994, in the Recording Laboratory, studio A, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. for the Archive of Hispanic Literature on Tape.
  • Sapogonia : uncorrected proof : an anti-romance in 3/8 meter, 1994 (uncut version of the novel).
  • So Far From God, 1993.
  • The Sexuality of Latinas, edited with Norma Alarcón & Cherríe Moraga, 1991 (también en español) .
  • Sapogonia: (an anti-romance in 3/8 meter), 1990.
  • My Father Was a Toltec: poems, 1988.
  • Esta puente, mi espalda : voces de mujeres tercermundistas en los Estados Unidos, editado por Cherríe Moraga y Ana Castillo; traducido por Ana Castillo y Norma Alarcón, 1988.
  • The Mixquiahuala Letters, 1986 (reprinted in 1992).
  • Women Are Not Roses, 1984.
  • The Invitation, 1979 (reprinted in 1986).
  • Otro Canto, 1977.

works included in:

  • Corpi, Lucha. MASCARAS (Berkeley: Third Woman Press, 1997).
  • TRIBUTES: American Writers on American Writers: Conjunctions: 29 (Annandale-on-Hudson: Bard College, 1997).
  • Reed, Ishmael. Multi America : Essays on Cultural Wars and Cultural Peace (New York : Viking, 1997).
  • Milligan, Mary Guerrero & Bryce, de Hoyos, Angelas, ed. Daughters of the Fifth Sun : A Collection of Latina Fiction and Poetry (New York : Riverhead Books, 1995). 
  • Castillo-Speed, Lillian LATINA: Women's Voices From The Borderlands (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995).
  • Recent Chicano poetry = Neueste Chicano-Lyrik (Bamberg :Universitatsbibliothek Bamberg, 1994). 
  • Palabra: A Sampling of Contemporary Latino Writers. videocassette (52 min.) (San Francisco, CA : The Poetry Center and American Poetry Archives, SFSU, 1993).
  • Trujillo, Carla, editor. Chicana Lesbians : The Girls Our Mothers Warned Us About (Berkeley: Third Woman Press,1991).
  • Critical Fictions: The Politics of Imaginative Writing (Seattle: Bay Press, 1991). 


  • Salon Magazine, April 12, 1999, "Mothers Who Think; Bowing Out," By Ana Castillo.
  • The Los Angeles Times, April 20, 1997, Sunday, Home Edition, Page 2, 1140 words, "THE NATION; The Overlooked Half of the Farm Workers' Triumph," By Ana Castillo.
  • MS., Sept.-Oct. 1996, "A Healing Legacy", v7 n2 p92(4), By Ana Castillo.
  • The Washington Post, December 11, 1995, Monday, Final Edition, STYLE; Pg. D11, 726 words, "The Real Frida Kahlo: Flamboyant, Yet Private; The Writings of a Tormented Artist Who Loved Life," By Ana Castillo.
  • The New York Times, November 12, 1995, Sunday, Late Edition - Final, Section 6; Part 2; Page 23; Colmn 5; Sophisticated Traveler Magazine , 2575 words, "Chicago Con Salsa," By Ana Castillo.
  • The Nation, May 29, 1995, Vol. 260 ; No. 21 ; Pg. 764; ISSN: 0027-8378, 1655 words, "Selena aside.Obituary," by Ana Castillo. 
  • Essence, June, 1993, WINDOWS; Pg. 42, 926 words, "A Chicana from Chicago," By Ana Castillo.


Rueda, Catriona Esquibel. "Memories of Girlhood: Chicana Lesbian Fictions," SIGNS: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, 23.3, Spring 1998.

Sanchez, Alberto Sandoval. "Breaking the Silence, Dismantling Taboos: Latino Novels on AIDS. (Gay and Lesbian Literature Since World War II: History and Memory)", Journal of Homosexuality March 1998 v34 n3-4 p155(21).

"My Father Was a Toltec and Selected Poems." (book review) Ana Castillo. The Literary Review Fall 1997 v41 n1 p137(5).

Saeta, Elsa. "A MELUS interview: Ana Castillo." MELUS Fall 1997 v22 n3 p133(17).

Sanchez, Rosaura. "Review of Massacre of the Dreamers." American Literary History, Summer 1997 v9 n2 p350(14).

Caputi, Jane. "Review of Goddess of the Americas." The Women's Review of Books, May 1997 v14 n8 p16(2).

Evenson, Brian. "Review of Loverboys." The Review of Contemporary Fiction, Spring 1997 v17 n1 p201(1).

Marzan, Julio; Padgett, Ron. "Other Poetic Models." Teachers & Writers; v28 n3 (Jan-Feb 1997): 8-11.

Bennet, Tanya Long. "No country to call home: a study of Castillo's 'Mixquiahuala Letters.'" Style, Fall 1996 v30 n3 p462(17).

Her Heritage: A Biographical Encyclopedia of Famous American Women, CD-ROM, Pilgrim New Media, 1996.

Bower, Anne L., Epistolary Responses: The Letter in Twentieth-Century American Fiction and Criticism, University of Indiana Press, 1996.

Curiel, Barbara Brinson. Sex and the Spirit: The Authorization of Narrative in the Work of Three Women Writers of Color. DISSERTATION. University of California, Santa Cruz, 1995.

Castillo, Debra A. "Borderliners: Federico Campbell and Ana Castillo." Reconfigured Spheres: Feminist Explorations of Literary Space. Margaret R. Higonnet, Joan Templeton, eds. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1994. 147-70.

Fernandez, Roberta, ed. In Other Words: Literature by Latinas of the United States; with foreword by Jean Franco. (Houston, Tex.: Arte Publico Press, 1994). 

Gomez-Vega, Ibis. "Debunking Myths: The Hero's Role in Ana Castillo's Sapogonia." The Americas Review: A Review of Hispanic Literature and Art. 22.1-2 (Spring-Summer1994): 244-58.

Saeta, Elsa. "Ana Castillo's Sapogonia: Narrative Point of View as a Study in Perception." Confluencia: Revista Hispanica de Cultura y Literatura. 10.1 (Fall 1994): 67-72.

Jaime Armin Mejía, "Review of So Far From God." Southwest American Literature, p. 94, (Fall 1993): Vol. 19, No. 1.

Carr, Irene Campos. "So Far from God." (book reviews) Belles Lettres: A Review of Books by Women, Fall 1993 v9 n1 p52(2).

Stavans, Ilan. "The New Latino: A Literary Renaissance." Bloomsbury Review, March/April 1993.

Shea, Maureen E. "Latin American women and the oral tradition: giving voice to the voiceless." CRITIQUE: Studies in Contemporary Fiction, Spring 1993 v34 n3 p139(15).

Carr, Irene Campos. "The Mixquiahuala Letters." (book reviews) Belles Lettres: A Review of Books by Women, Spring 1993 v8 n3 p19(2).

Yarbro-Bejarano, Yvonne. "The Multiple Subject in the Writing of Ana Castillo." The Americas Review: A Review of Hispanic Literature and Art of the USA. 20.1 (Spring 1992): 65-72.

Gonzales-Berry, Erlinda. "The (Subversive) Mixquiahuala Letters: An Antidote for Self- Hate." L'Ici et ailleurs. Jean Beranger and Jean Cazemajou, eds. Press Universtaire de Bordeaux: Centre de Recherches sur l'Amerique Anglophone, 1991. 227-40.

Quintana, Alvina E. "Ana Castillo's The Mixquiahula Letters: The Novelist as Ethnographer." Criticism in the Borderlands: Studies in Chicano Literature, Culture, and Ideology. Hector Calderon and Jose David Saldivar, eds. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1991. 72-83.

Espin, Olivia M. "Third Woman: The Sexuality of Latinas." (book reviews) The Journal of Sex Research, Feb 1990 v27 n1 p143(2) .

Curiel,-Barbara-Brinson. "Heteroglossia in Ana Castillo's The Mixquiahuala Letters." Discurso: Revista de Estudios Iberoamericanos, Asuncion, Paraguay (Discurso). 1990, 7:1, 11-23.

Alarcon, Norma. "The Sardonic Powers of the Erotic in the Work of Ana Castillo." Breaking Boundaries: Latina Writing and Critical Readings. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1989. xv, 268 pp.

Quintana, Alvina Eugenia. Chicana Discourse: Negations and Mediations. DISSERTATION. University of California, Santa Cruz, 1989.

Castillo, Ana. Papers, 1973-1990. University of California, Santa Barbara. 7 linear ft. (16 boxes): ill. Organized into five series:

Series I. Personal and biographical information, 1974-1990; Series II. Correspondence with poets and writers, 1973-1990;S Series III. Correspondence and contracts with publishers, 1977-1990; Series IV. Writings published and unpublished, 1973-1990; Series V. Silkscreens and offset poster, 1977-1982. Three subseries of Series I closed until 2038 or ten years after the donor's death, whichever occurs first.