Casey Walker

Casey Walker is the author of the novel Last Days in Shanghai. He is at work on a novel about the US-Mexico border.


The Deadly Myth of the Border

Casey Walker considers "The End of the Myth: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America" by Greg Grandin....

The Border Wall

Casey Walker offers a personal relation to Trump’s Wall....

Ruined California

"Gold Fame Citrus" seldom expresses a sense of nostalgia or elegy for a lost California....

Keys to the City

It is neither an accident nor a disaster that humanity is now, for the first time in its history, a predominantly urban species....

Keys to the City
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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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