David Mitchell

David Mitchell is the award-winning and bestselling author of Slade House, The Bone Clocks, The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet, Black Swan Green, Cloud Atlas, Number9Dream, and Ghostwritten. Twice shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, Mitchell was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time in 2007. With KA Yoshida, Mitchell translated from the Japanese the internationally bestselling memoir The Reason I Jump. He lives in Ireland with his wife and two children.


ARTICLES FEATURING DAVID

Game of Tomes

David Mitchell draws from a deep well of supernatural horror that has inspired writers from Henry James to Shirley Jackson....


The Destruction of Genre

David Mitchell's "Slade House" demonstrates once again that no genre, no narrative device, is ever allowed to stand unchallenged....


Perfectly Plausible Worlds

He is both a post-national and post-postmodern writer on the one hand and quite simply a page-turner on the other....

Perfectly Plausible Worlds


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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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