Caroline Eden

Caroline Eden is a regular contributor to the travel, culture, and food pages of the Guardian, The Telegraph, Financial Times, and other publications. She specializes in emerging destinations, has reported on events in Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Haiti, and Bangladesh for BBC Radio 4’s From Our Own Correspondent, and has spoken to audiences about her adventures at London’s Royal Geographical Society. Her first book, Samarkand, won the Guild of Food Writers Award for best food and travel book in 2017. Her second book is Black Sea: Dispatches and Recipes, Through Darkness and Light (2019). She lives in Edinburgh, Scotland.


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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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