Christine Buckley

Christine Buckley is a journalist, editor, and translator raised in New York and based in Paris after living several years in Vietnam. Her work has appeared in Best Women’s Travel Writing, The New York Times, Al Jazeera, LA Weekly, and on National Public Radio and Radio France International. She earned an MFA in creative nonfiction from Antioch University in Los Angeles and is the co-author of Slave Hunter: One Man’s Quest to Free Victims of Human Trafficking (Simon & Schuster) and the translator of Valentine Goby’s Petit éloge des grandes villes (Small Praise for Big Cities, Éditions Gallimard), excerpts of which have been published in Asymptote. She is a news editor at France 24 and is currently revising a memoir entitled People From an Outside Country: Vietnam, America, and the Places in Between.


“Good” Refugees, “Bad” Refugees: A Conversation in Paris with Viet Thanh Nguyen
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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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