Irene Yoon

Irene Yoon is a writer and teacher who splits her time between Oakland and Los Angeles. She earned her doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley, where she currently teaches courses on contemporary fiction and visual culture and manages Art of Writing, an interdisciplinary writing program. Her writing has appeared in Twentieth Century Literature and Transition Magazine.


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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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