Alberto Mucci

Alberto Mucci is the assistant editor at The Outpost, a Beirut-based quarterly magazine focused on Arab politics and culture.  He was born in New York City in 1988 and grew up in Italy before moving to the UK where he studied economics and then philosophy. He is currently based in Beirut, Lebanon, where besides working for The Outpost, he writes for a number of Italian magazines and dailies (Studio, Pagina99, il Fatto Quotidiano and Rolling Stones) as well as Americans ones (Vice) and English ones (The Financial Times). He is also one of the founders of the Beirut based Kindergarten collective, a group of artists, writers and activists that organize events, exhibition and host artist that arrive to work in Beirut for short stretches.


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Eligibility: All previously unpublished works in prose written primarily in English focused on the Chicanx/Latinx experience in the United States.