Byron Coley

Byron Coley is a writer and archivist, best known as the co-editor of Forced Exposure magazine. He also wrote for New York Rocker, Boston Rock, the LA Weekly, and Take It!, and was the Underground Editor of Spin. He currently writes for The Wire, does pantloads of liner notes, and curates the occasional art show. In 2011, Coley published the first collection of his reviews, C'est la guerre: Early Writings 1978-1983. He lives in Western Massachusetts.


Golden Filth: Ed Sanders's "Fug You"

"Girls peel their lip skin off with razor blades while people fight over pots of glue, and blood from hypodermic needles squirts everywhere."...

Golden Filth: Ed Sanders’s “Fug You”
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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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