Charles Casillo

Charles Casillo has spent years exploring his interests and obsessions such as tragic figures, exceptionally talented individuals, sex, dive bars, eccentrics, Marilyn Monroe and antidotes for insomnia, loneliness and insecurity. He has written about these and other subjects in his books The Marilyn DiariesOutlaw: The Lives and Careers of John RechyThe Fame Game, and Boys, Lost & Found. His movies are Let Me Die Quietly and Fetish.


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Fifty Years of Rechy’s “City of Night”
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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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