Franz Kafka

Franz Kafka was born in Prague in 1883 to middle-class, bourgeois Jewish parents. During his life he worked in accident insurance and it was only when his work was published posthumously that he became one of the most defining writers of his century, best known for his short stories including “The Metamorphosis,” “In The Penal Colony,”and “The Hunger Artist,” and his novels including The Trial and The Castle.


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Gregor Samsa: Drone Operator

In the era of drone warfare, the body is little more than an embarrassing reminder of what the soldier has in common with the enemy....

Gregor Samsa: Drone Operator


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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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