Heather Altfeld

Heather Altfeld is a poet and essayist. Her two books of poetry are Post-Mortem (forthcoming summer 2020) and The Disappearing Theatre (2016). Her work is featured or forthcoming in 2019 Best American Essays, Orion Magazine, Aeon Magazine, Conjunctions, Narrative Magazine, LitHub, and others. She lives in Northern California.


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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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