Words on a Wire Interview (2018) --- With Daniel Chacon. (mp3 audio format; 28 minutes)

El Paso Herald-Post: Library branch renamed in honor of local author (2015) --- By City of El Paso.

Latin Post: Sergio Troncoso Shares Truths About the Border, Storytelling (2015) --- By Nicole Akoukou Thompson.

Words on a Wire Interview (2014) --- With Benjamin Saenz and Daniel Chacon. (mp3 audio format; 33 minutes)

NPR’s On Point, WBUR (2014) --- With Tom Ashbrook. (mp3 audio format; 46 minutes)

Kansas City’s KCUR (2014) --- With Steve Kraske. (mp3 audio format; 32 minutes)

NPR interview on Morning Edition (2014) --- With Steve Inskeep. (mp3 audio format; 8 minutes)

KTEP Interview on Perspectives (2013) --- Interview by Louie Saenz. (mp3 audio format; 29 minutes)

Hispanic Scholarship Fund: HSF inducts five into 2003 Alumni Hall of Fame (2003) --- By Miguel Salinas.

KTEP Interview on Perspectives (2000) --- With host Louie Saenz. (mp3 audio format; 32 minutes)

Associated Press: El Paso native writes about life, love on the border (2000) --- By Michelle Koidin.

LatinoLink Interview (2000) --- Interview by Ricardo Vazquez. Turning Ordinary Lives into Extraordinary Tales.

El Paso Times: New voice in Chicano literature (1999) --- By Ramon Renteria.

Recent Interviews and News Articles

Interview on New Letters on the Air (2013)  --- Interview by Angela Elam.
(mp3 audio format; 29 minutes)

Words on a Wire Interview (2013) --- Interview by Benjamin Alire Saenz and Daniel Chacon. (mp3 audio format; 29 minutes)

Conversation with C. M. Mayo and Sergio Troncoso (2012) --- With C.M. Mayo. (mp3 audio format; 59 minutes)

Texas Library Association Interview (2012) --- Interview by Ted Wanner. (mp3 audio format; 7 minutes)

Words on a Wire Interview (2011) --- Interview by Daniel Chacon. (mp3 audio format; 11 minutes)

El Paso Times: An essayist for the border: Ysleta author Sergio Troncoso (2011) --- By Ramon Renteria.

KUHA Houston Public Radio Interview (2011) --- With host Eric Ladau. (mp3 audio format; 82 minutes)

La Bloga Interview (2011) --- Interview by Daniel Olivas.

TheLatinoAuthor.com Interview (2011) --- TheLatinoAuthor.com website.

Harvard Magazine: Identity Seeker (2008) --- By Liz Goodwin.

Houston Chronicle: A Thinking Man's Mystery (2004) --- By Fritz Lanham.

Yale Daily News: Troncoso teaches (2003) --- By Julie Post.

NPR Interview on Latino USA (2003) --- With host Maria Hinojosa. (mp3 audio format; 4 minutes)

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Older Interviews and News Articles

Nepantla Familias: A Mexican-American Anthology of Literature on Families in between Worlds, edited by Sergio Troncoso, Texas A&M Press, forthcoming in 2021.

A Peculiar Kind of Immigrant’s Son, by Sergio Troncoso, Cinco Puntos Press, 2019.

“Life as Crossing Borders,” by Sergio Troncoso, New Letters, Vol. 85, No. 4, 2019.

“My family’s El Paso’s story is quintessentially American,” by Sergio Troncoso, CNN Opinion, August 7, 2019.

“Eternal Return,” by Sergio Troncoso, Yale Review, Vol. 106, No. 3, July 2018.

Review Essay: “Leaving El Paso,” by Sergio Troncoso, Texas Monthly Magazine, June 2018.

He was elected Vice President of the Texas Institute of Letters, 2018.

Recent News

Madam Mayo’s Blog (2019) --- With C. M. Mayo.

Pan Dulce Podcast with Octavio Solis (2019) --- With Jessica Powers.

Books Q&As with Deborah Kalb (2019) --- With Deborah Kalb.

KZSM’s Bookmarked (2019) --- With Priscilla Vance Leder

Lone Star Literary Life Interview (2019) --- With Michelle Newby Lancaster.

Words on a Wire Interview (2019) --- Daniel Chacon interviews Sergio Troncoso about A Peculiar Kind of Immigrant's Son. Troncoso also talks about the role of a writer, especially during moments like the Wal-Mart massacre in El Paso. mp3 audio format; 32 minutes)

Colorado Public Radio’s KGNU (2019) --- Maeve Conran interviews Sergio Troncoso about A Peculiar Kind of Immigrant’s Son. He discusses how reading expands your empathy and why this matters when anti-immigrant rhetoric is dividing our country. (mp3 audio format; 35 minutes)

Must Read Fiction (2019) --- Erin Popelka speaks with Sergio Troncoso, about A Peculiar Kind of Immigrant's Son. Our conversation followed as delightful a range as the stories in this collection: we spoke of questions of home and varied immigrant experiences to stories of his grandmother as she smoked cigarettes and described living through the Mexican Revolution to the challenges he poses to his readers through his writing. (YouTube video; 27 minutes)