Category: January-February 2021

Interview with Cecile Pineda, author of Entry Without Inspection: A Writer’s Life in El Norte

Cover: Entry Without Inspection

Interview by Lara LilllibridgeCecile Pineda is an-award-winning Chicana novelist, memoirist, theater director, performer, and activist who felt misplaced throughout much of her early life. Her father was an undocumented Mexican immigrant, and her mother was a French-speaking immigrant from Switzerland. Pineda, born in New York City, felt culturally disconnected from both of her parents, while…