APRIL 18, 2013
Matthew Specktor is the Senior Fiction Editor at Los Angeles Review of Books. He is the author of three books.
Here, he discusses his latest, American Dream Machine, with LARB host Colin Marshall.
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.
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