Eric Lundgren

Eric Lundgren is the author of the novel The Facades, which was named a best book of 2013 by Publishers Weekly and a finalist for the William Saroyan International Writing Prize. His work has appeared in Tin House, Quarterly West, F(r)iction, and The Millions. He works as an adult services provider in the entertainment, literature, and biography department of the St. Louis Public Library.


Human Google

A review of Wayne A. Wiegand's "Part of Our Lives: A People's History of the American Public Library."...

My German Problem (Wie Deutsch ist es?)

My German problem undoubtedly stems from the fact that it was the language my parents used when they wanted to conceal something from me as a child....

My German Problem (Wie Deutsch ist es?)
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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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