Courtney Zoffness

Courtney Zoffness won the 2017 Arts & Letters Creative Nonfiction Prize and the 2016 American Literary Review Fiction Prize, and is a finalist for the 2018 Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award. She was an Emerging Writing Fellow at the Center for Fiction and a resident artist at The MacDowell Colony. Zoffness’s work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Southern Review, Indiana Review, The Rumpus, and elsewhere. She directs the Creative Writing Program at Drew University and lives in Brooklyn, New York.


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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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