Jason S. Sexton

Jason S. Sexton is Visiting Research Fellow at UCLA’s California Center for Sustainable Communities. He recently served as the Interim California State University associate dean of Academic Programs. He is the editor-at-large of Boom California (UC Press).


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

A New Kind of Bondage

A new book indicts the racist and classist underpinnings of the United States’s carceral regime....


Black-and-Gray Realism

Jason S. Sexton connects to the story of legendary Los Angeles tattoo artists Freddy Negrete, as told in his memoir, “Smile Now, Cry Later.”...


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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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