Alexis Clements

Alexis Clements is a writer and filmmaker based in Brooklyn, New York. A regular contributor to Hyperallergic, her writing has also appeared in the Guardian, Salon, Bitch Magazine, American Theatre, The Brooklyn Rail, and Nature, among others. She recently completed a documentary film titled All We've Got, which explores of LGBTQ women’s communities, cultures, and social justice work through the lens of the physical spaces they create. Learn more about her work at


Portrait of a Middle-Class Butch Academic

Alexis Clements reviews Esther Newton’s “My Butch Career,” a memoir of the early life and career of an important pioneer in the field of LGBTQ Studies....

What Are the Chances? Success in the Arts in the 21st Century
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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.

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

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