SEPTEMBER 22, 2013
A look at Jonathan Franzen’s latest book and his first on its 25th anniversary.
OUR DISTRACTION: Franzen’s Kraus Project
by ANDREW WINER
BROWN NOISE: Franzen’s Sirens of the Subcontinent
by NINA MARTYRIS
Open to any author writing in English about the Chicanx/Latinx experience, the Rivera Book Prize is committed to the discovery and fostering of extraordinary writing by a first-time or early career author whose work examines the long and varied contributions of Chicanx/Latinx in the US. The Rivera Book Prize aims to provide a platform that showcases the emerging literary talent of the Chicanx/Latinx community, to cultivate the next generation of Chicanx/Latinx writers, and to continue the rich literary memory of Tomás Rivera, Chicano author, poet, activist, and educator.
Entry Fee: $35. Entry fees are non-refundable.