Sources about Cecilia Brainard


* Abao, Jane Frances P. 2001. "Retelling the Stories, Rewriting the Bildungsroman: Cecilia Manguerra Brainard's When the Rainbow Goddess Wept." Humanities Diliman (January-June).
* Beltran, Marie G. "Woman with Horns and Other Concerns." Filipinas (May 1995_: 29, 56.
* Casper, Leonard. "BACK-AZIMUTH Filipino Writers Abroad." Kinaadman XXVII (2005): 69-82.
* Casper, Leonard (1996), Sunsurfers Seen From Afar: Critical Essays 1991-1996, Manila: Anvil, ISBN 9712705404.
* Casper, Leonard. Review of Song of Yvonne, Philippine Studies 41 (2nd Quarter 1993): 251-54.
* Chandrasekara, Ray. "Brainard, Cecilia Manguerra" Encyclopedia of Asian-American Literature, Ed. Seiwoong Oh, 2013, ISBN 978-1-4381-4058-2.
* Cheung, King Kok (1997) An Interethnic Companion to Asian American Literature, Press Syndicate of the University of Cambridge, 1997. p. 38.
* Cruz, Isagani R. "The Pleasures of Ubec, Otherwise Known as Cebu." Starweek: The Sunday Magazine of the Philippine Star (October 29, 1995): 20.
* Cruz, Jhoanna Lynn. "Cecilia Manguerra-Brainard's Fiction: Bridging Distances". Likha, Vol. 15, No. 1, 1994-1995: 14-22.
* Campomanes, Oscar V. "Cecilia Manguerra Brainard, Scenographer." Introduction of Cecilia Manguerra Brainard's Vigan and Other Stories (2012).
* Diores, Luis. "Cecilia Manguerra-Brainard: Fiction is Organic to me." Kulokabildo: Dialogues with Cebuano Writers Ed. Yu, Hope S. University of San Carlos Cebuano Studies Center, 2009, 125-132.
* Grice, Helen. "Artistic Creativity, Form, and Fictional Experimentation in Filipina American Fiction." MELUS: The Journal of the Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States 29.1 (2004): 181-198.
* Grow, L.M. (2003), And Quiet Flows the Dawn, Quezon City: Giraffe, ISBN 9718832815.
* Huang, Guiyou, "Cecilia Manguerra Brainard." The Columbia Guide to Asian American Literature Since 1945, Columbia University Press, 2013, p. 114-115.
* Knippling, Alpana Sharma, "Filipino American Literature" New Immigrant Literatures in the United States, Greenwood Publishing Group, 1996, p. 75.
* Lauron, Cheryl Grace Palang, "The Adolescent Filipino in Cecilia Manguerra Brainard's Select Short Fictions: Learning Activities." MA Education Thesis, Major in English Teaching, Cebu Technological University, May 2015.
* Lim Jr., Paulino (2012), "Diplotic (Double Vision) Consciousness of Overseas Filipino Writers." A Paper delivered at Ninth International Conference on the Philippines, Oct 28-30, 2012 at Michigan State University, p. 5.
* Magan, Rhodora G. "Cecilia Manguerra Brainard's Oriental Oriental "Magdalena": A Linguistic Reinvention." GSTF Journal of Law and Social Sciences (JLSS) Vol. 4, No. 2, 2015.
* Magan, Rhodora G. "Eve and Her Beings: A Chopin-Brainard Simulation." A Paper delivered at the Asian Conference on Literature & Librarianship, April 2-5, 2015 in Osaka, Japan.
* Manlapaz, Edna (2003), Filipino Women Writers in English, Quezon City: Ateneo de Manila University Press, ISBN 9715504515.
* Otano, Alicia (2003). "Cecilia Manguerra Brainard." Asian American Short Story Writers: Am A-to-Z Guide, Ed Guiyou Huang, Greenwood Press, Westport, CT, 2003, p.17-21.
* Palma, Shannan ("Brainard, Cecilia Manguerra." The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Mutiethnic American Literature: A-C, Greenwood Press, 2005, Ed Emmanuel Sampath Nelson, p. 313-314.
* Pantoja, Cristina (1994), Filipino Woman Writing: Home and Exile in the Autobiographical Narratives of Ten Writers, Quezon City: Ateneo de Manila University Press, ISBN 9715501133.
* Parikh, Crystal & Kim, Daniel Y. Eds. The Cambridge Companion to Asian American Literature, Cambridge University Press, 2015, p. 23.
* Pieri, Caterina E. (2003) "Tesi di Laurea When the Rainbow Goddess Wept di Cecilia Manguerra Brainard." MA in English, Literary Translation Thesis, Universita di Torino, Italy.
* Rafols, Margarita. 2010. "Hide and Seek: Redefining 'Filipino' in Cecilia Manguerra Brainard's Fiction by Filipinos in America (1993) and Contemporary Fiction by Filipinos in America (1997)." BA Literature Thesis, Ateneo de Manila University,
* Rimando, Ruth S. (2006). "Foregrounding Myths and Legends in Cecilia Manguerra Brainard's When the Rainbow Goddess Wept." BA. Literature Thesis, University of Santo Tomas.
* Ty, Eleanor. "Cecilia Manguerra Brainard. Asian American Novelists: A Bio-Bibliographical Critical Sourcebook. Ed. Emmanuel S. Nelson. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 2000, 29-33.
* Ty, Eleanor. "'Never Again Be the Yvonne of Yesterday': Personal and Collective Loss in Cecilia Brainard's Song of Yvonne." In Writing Dispossession, Writing Desire: Asian-American Women Writers. Ed. Srimati Mukherjee.
* Ty, Eleanor (2004), The Politics of the Visible in Asian North American Narratives, Toronto: University of Toronto Press, ISBN 978-0802086044,
* Wigley, John Jack (2004). "Representations of the Female Body in Cecilia Manguerra Brainard's Fiction." MA Literature Thesis, University of Santo Tomas.
* Wigley, John Jack (2004) " Fictionalized Bodies: Reprsentations of the Female Body in the Short Stories of Cecilia Manguerra-Brainard: Unitas, Vol. 77, No. 3, September 2004, p. 329-349,
* Wigley, John Jack. "From Waxing to Waning: Woman's Psychosexual Development in Selected Short Stories of Cecilia Manguerra Brainard and Michelle Cruz Skinner." Inter/Sections (February 18, 2008): 48-49.
* Xu, Wenying (2012) Historical Dictionary of Asian American Literature and Theater, The Scarecrow Press, 2012, p.32

External Links

Leonard Casper’s Possibilities of Humaneness in an Age of Slaughter

CNN “Childhood in the Path of Typhoons”

The History of Filipino Women’s Writings 

Trailblazing Cebuana Writers

Voices from the Gaps, University of Minnesota

Who’s Who in Contemporary Women’s Writing (page 46)

Who’s Who of Asian Americans

Wikipedia Writeup of Cecilia Manguerra Brainard 


Interview by Shiela Mae P. Abas

Interview by Christopher Abadilla, University of the Philippines, Cebu

Interview by Allison’s Book Bag

Interview by Libay Linsangan Cantor in Bookwatch, NBDB Philippines

Interview by Dana Hubler, Poets & Writers Magazine

Interview by Jihan Ferrer of De La Salle University Integrated School

Interview by Leila Magtales of De La Salle University Integrated School

Interview by Samantha Parker of De La Salle University Integrated School

Interview about Creative Writing

Interview “Good and Bad Reasons for Being a Writer”

Interview “Woman with Horns” and Different Facets of the Filipino Woman

Interviews on YouTube

Jeepney Books Interviews Cecilia Brainard

Cecilia Brainard Gives Advice to Beginning Writers

Bobit Avila Interviews Cecilia Brainard, Part 1

Bobit Avila Interviews Cecilia Brainard, Part 2

Bobit Avila Interviews Cecilia Brainard, Part 3

“As Cute as a Filipino on a Saturday Night” – by G. Tongi for Kababayan Today, 2017

Interview by Cecilia Brainard by Janelle So for Kababayan Today, 2011

Interview of Cecilia Brainard by Janelle So for Kababayan Today, 2013


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