David Yaffe

David Yaffe is a professor of humanities at Syracuse University. He is the author of Fascinating Rhythm: Reading Jazz in American Writing (2006), Bob Dylan: Like a Complete Unknown (2011), and Reckless Daughter: A Portrait of Joni Mitchell (2017). He is a music critic for The Nation and has also written for Harper’s, SlateThe New York TimesNew YorkThe Village VoiceThe New RepublicBookforumThe Chronicle Review, and other publications.


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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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