David Breithaupt

David Breithaupt has written for The Nervous Breakdown, Rumpus, Exquisite Corpse, and others. He has worked as a bibliographic assistant to Allen Ginsberg, a newsstand checker for Rolling Stone, and a staff member to the great Brazenhead Bookstore in New York City. He currently works for two sports newspapers in Columbus, Ohio, covering the Cincinnati Reds and OSU collegiate sports.


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

Darkness in Daylight

The author of a global history of concentration camps on the dehumanization rhetoric in the United States....


Old Guys Have More Fun

Jerry Stahl on fatherhood, his literary career, toxicity in everyday life, and what the odds might be for survival....


The Hurt Business

Brin-Jonathan Butler talks about Mike Tyson, Hemingway, the hurt business, and Cuba's next revolution....


Got It While She Could

"We can safely say that Janis has inspired many young women of her generation, and later ones too, to get out there and give it everything they’ve got."...


The Laurel Canyon Story

"Los Angeles is, in my humble opinion, the origin point of some of America’s greatest fiction, past and present."...


Three Questions for Amy Bloom

For a therapist, the training is to keep your eyes open and your mouth shut, which is excellent training for a novelist as well....


Living It Up at the Death Café: An Interview with Lizzy Miles
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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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