Amanda Fortini

Amanda Fortini has written for The New York Times, The New YorkerRolling StoneNew York magazine, Slate, and Salon, among other publications, and she is a contributing editor at Elle Magazine. Her essays have been widely anthologized, including in Best American Political Writing. She lives in Livingston, Montana.


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Why Can’t You Be Sweet?

In discussions of women’s stories, it’s crucial to note that they carry emotional and cultural weight, as they are often tales of violence and abuse....

Why Can’t You Be Sweet?
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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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