JULY 11, 2014
Austin English is a cartoonist and artist living in New York. His books include Christina and Charles, The Disgusting Room, The Life Problem, and more. He runs the small publishing house Domino Books.
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.