Amy Wilentz

Amy Wilentz is the author of The Rainy Season: Haiti Since Duvalier and Farewell, Fred Voodoo: A Letter From Haiti, which won the National Book Critics Circle award for memoir in 2013. Her novel, Martyrs’ Crossing, won the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters Rosenthal Award in 2001. She teaches in the literary journalism program at the University of California, Irvine.


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The Humiliation Machine

“The Way to the Spring” makes us understand that the creation of this kind of Palestinian despair is what the Israeli humiliation machine hopes to produce....



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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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