Allyn Gaestel

Allyn Gaestel is a freelance journalist who covers human rights, inequality, gender, global health and the human repercussions of politics. She has worked in West Africa, the Caribbean, and Southeast Asia for outlets including The New York Times, The Washington Post, Al Jazeera, The Los Angeles Times, Reuters, and CNN and has received grants and fellowships from the Pulitzer Center, The International Reporting Project, The National Press Foundation, and others.


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The Road Through Redemption Camp: Religion, Fertility and Abortion in Lagos
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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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