Alexia Underwood

Alexia Underwood is an Oakland-based writer, journalist, and translator. She holds two masters degrees in journalism and international studies (Arabic Language and Literature) from the University of California, Berkeley, and was a 2013–2014 CASA fellow at the American University of Cairo. Her work has appeared in Bloomberg Businessweek, VICE, The Arabic Literature (In English) blog, Jadaliyya, and various other publications. Her fiction has appeared in Cleaver Magazine. Alexia is currently a senior producer with AJ+, Al Jazeera's all-digital channel.


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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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