Avgi Saketopoulou

Dr. Avgi Saketopoulou is a NYC-based psychoanalyst of mixed Greek and Greek-Cypriot background. She trained at the New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, where she now teaches psychosexuality and polymorphous perversity. Avgi is also on faculty at the William Allanson White Institute, the New York Psychoanalytic Institute, the Stephen Mitchell Relational Center and the National Institute for the Psychotherapies in NYC. She serves on the editorial boards of Psychoanalytic DialoguesJournal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, The Psychoanalytic Quarterly, and Studies in Gender and Sexuality and has received several prizes for her published work, including the annual JAPA essay prize, the Ruth Stein prize, the Ralph Roughton award, and the Symonds essay prize. She is currently working on a manuscript on psychosexuality and race that takes up the enigmatics of consent.


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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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