Fran Bigman

Fran Bigman lives in New York City and writes most often about books, art, and reproductive politics. She has a PhD in English from the University of Cambridge and a MA in journalism from NYU, and her editorial experience includes stints at Pantheon/Knopf and Words Without Borders. Her work has appeared in New York Review Daily, Washington Post, the Times Literary SupplementLit HubWords Without Borders, and Granta.com.


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

Beginning with Abortion

Fran Bigman discusses Brit Bennett’s “The Mothers” and the stories we tell about abortion....


What’s Wrong with Popular Feminism?
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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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