Ben Miller

Ben Miller is a writer and researcher living in Berlin. Currently an MA student in Global History at the Freie Universität, his work focuses on the transnational intellectual and cultural history of Modern gay and lesbian movements, examining links to anthropology and visual culture under the rubric of “primitivist homopoetics.” He has received research grants from the DAAD and has taught on queer history, literature, and visual cultures at the Humboldt Universität. His essays, fiction, and criticism have been published in Slate, Jacobin, VAN Magazine, and Tin House. He is a member of the board of the Schwules Museum, the world’s largest institution devoted to archiving and preserving LGBTQI* histories and visual cultures. His website is


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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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