Frederick Luiz Aldama: Spilling the Beans in Chicolandia, 304 pages. University of Texas Press, 2006.

Nishant Batsha: “This is Not a Time for Frivolity or Entertainment”: an interview with Cecile Pineda
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Jeff Biggers: "Pineda Unbound:" an interview with Cecile Pineda In Bloomsbury Review, Vol. 24, #5, 2004.

Richard Brilliant: "The Metonymous Face," Social Research, Spring, 2000.

Juan Bruce Novoa: "Deconstructing the Dominant/Patriarchal Text: Cecile Pineda's Narrative," in Breaking Boundaries: Latina Writing and Critical Readings. Amherst: U. of Massachussetts, 1990.

Juan Bruce Novoa: Retrospace: Collected Essays on Chicano Literature, Theory and History, Houston, Arte Publico Press, 1990.

Karen Christian: "The 'Boom' in U.S. Latino/a Fiction: Performing Magic Realism in The Love Queen of the Amazon and So Far From God" in Show and Tell: Identity as Performance, Albuquerque, University of New Mexico Press, l997.

John Christie: Latino Fiction & the Modernist Imagination, Garland PubLishing Company, N.Y., 1998.

Marcus Embry: Bardo 99: The First Geopolitical Novel, given at Latina/o
Studies Association, Pasadena, July 8, 2016

Inez Farcher: Introduction to Chicano Literature, University of Graz, 1994.

Astrid M. Fellner: Body Signs: The Latino/a Body in Cultural Production. Lit, Volume 6, 2012.

Carlos Gallego: "From Identity to Situatedness" in Aztlan, Vol. 32, Number 2/Fall 2007.

Marcial Gonzalez: "Cecile Pineda's Face and Frieze: The Rejection of Reified Identity-The Recovery of Repressed History" in The Postmodern Turn in Chicana/o Cultural Studies: Toward a Dialectical Criticism, Thesis, Stanford University, June, 2000.

Marcial Gonzalez: Chicano Novels and the Politics of Form, 272 pages, U. Michigan Press, 2008.

David E. Johnson: "Face Value: An Essay on Cecile Pineda's Face" in Americas Review, v. 19, no. 2, Summer, 1991.

López, Marissa: Racial Immanence: Chicanix bodies beyond representation, 191 pages, New York University Press, New York, 2019.

Juanita Luna Lawhn: "Cecile Pineda: Protagonist in Search of an Existential Being," delivered at Hijas del Quinto Sol Conference, San Antonio, Texas, July 25, 1998.

Francisco Lomeli: Dictionary of Literary Biography: Volume 209, Chicano/a Writers, The Gale Group, Detroit, 1999.

Francisco Lomeli: "Cecile Pineda's Face and Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man: Poetics of Synthesizing an Identity," in El Poder Hispano, ed. A. Monceda Lorenzo et al. Alcala de Henares: Universidad de Henares, 1994.

Frank N. McGill, , ed. Masterpieces of Latino Literature. New York: Harper Collins, 1994.

Marcienne Rocard: "Cecile Pineda's Face: Reconstructing the Self," University of Toulouse-Le Mirail, 1994.

Marcienne Rocard: "Lutte du Chicano sur le Plan de l'Ecriture: ou la Face Litteraire du Movement Chicano"

Marcienne Rocard: "Writing Hors Catégorie: an interview with Cecile Pineda" in Revue Française d'Études Américaines, No. 66, November, 1995.

Barbara Rodriguez: Generic Revisions: From Personhood and Self-Representation, Thesis, Harvard , 1993.

Barbara Rodriguez: "Making Face, Making Race: Prosopopaeia, Autobiography, and Identity Construction in Cecile Pineda's Face" in Autobiographical Inscriptions: Form, Personhood, and the American Woman of Color. Oxford University Press, 1999.

Vicki Ruiz et. al: Latinas in the United States: A Historical Encyclopedia, Indiana University Press, 2006.

Louise Stoehr: Cecile Pineda: Climate Activist, given at Latina/o Studies Association, Pasadena, July 8, 2016

Horst Tonn: "Cecile Pineda's Novels in the Context of Contemporary Story-Telling", Symposium: American Women Writers, San Antonio, 1988.

Horst Tonn: "Vice Turned to Virtue: Cecile Pineda's The Love Queen of the Amazon", University of Duisberg, Germany, 1994.

John Waldron: Cecile Pineda: The Undisciplined Subject, given at Latina/o Studies Association, Pasadena, July 8, 2016