Rory Archer

Rory Archer works as a researcher at the Centre for Southeast European Studies on the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) financed project “Between class and nation: Working class communities in 1980s Serbia and Montenegro.” He holds a BA in International Relations from Dublin City University, a MA in Nationalism Studies from Central European University, Budapest and is currently a doctoral candidate in history at the University of Graz. His research interests are focused on contemporary history and everyday history of the countries of former Yugoslavia and include oral history, social class, labor, and housing.


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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.

AWARD: $1,000 prize, publication of manuscript by LARB Libros, and ten copies. Additionally, winner will receive a stipend to assist with travel to Southern California for a reading and book signing at UC Riverside during Writers Week.

DEADLINE: January 17, 2020. Apply via Submittable Here.

Entry Fee: $35. Entry fees are non-refundable.

Eligibility: All previously unpublished works in prose written primarily in English focused on the Chicanx/Latinx experience in the United States.