Lydia Millet

Lydia Millet is the PEN Award–winning author of 11 works of literary fiction, including Sweet Lamb of Heaven and Magnificence, which have been New York Times Notable Books and Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award finalists. She lives in Arizona.


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Creatures Beyond the Man-Apes

There is no spoon-feeding, and Lydia Millet’s praiseworthy restraint from explaining the inexplicable gives this novel aspects of modern Gothic....


Species Decline: On Lydia Millet’s ‘Magnificence’


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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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