Caroll Sun Yang

Caroll Sun Yang holds a BFA in Fine Art from Art Center College of Design, an MFA in Writing from Antioch University and is a certified Psychosocial Rehabilitation Specialist. She identifies as a hipster slashing hipster artist slash writer slash mate slash mother of two smallish beings (no, not cats) living in Los Angeles, Ca. Her work has appeared in The Nervous Breakdown, New World Writing, Mutha MagazineNecessary FictionMcSweeney’s Internet Tendency, and Identity Theory. She is forever working on a collection of stories, slinging food at a joint where high-profile writers tend to dine making it a sometimes-unnerving occupation and writing later indecipherable sticky "notes to self". She can never have enough personality-disordered friends/ lo-fi anything/ human touch/ sarcasm/ cell phone photo filters/ art films featuring teens/ opportunities to use phrases like "the-bomb-dot-com"/ Latrinalia/ frosting flowers/ forward slashing/ the word slash /cats/ bio changes. She may be found (and friended) spewing forth with embarrassing fervor @


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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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