A. M. Bakalar

A. M. Bakalar’s first novel Madame Mephisto (Stork Press, 2012) was a reader nomination for the 2012 Guardian First Book Award. Her work has appeared in the Guardian, The International New York Times, Words Without Borders, Wasafiri, BBC Radio 4 among others. Her second novel is Children of Our Age (Jantar Publishing, 2017). She lives in London. (Photo by Mariusz Smiejek.)


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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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