Bernardita García

Bernardita García is a Chilean journalist, currently pursuing her MFA in Creative Writing at UC Riverside. She spent the last two years working as a ghostwriter and writing biographies. In 2016, her children’s book La Ballena Jorobada (The humpback whale) received a Municipal Literature Award given by the Municipality of Santiago, Chile. Her writing is influenced by Latin American social changes, women’s struggle, and her generation’s quest for its own identity.


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When You Can’t Escape the Road: An Interview with Juan Pablo Meneses
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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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