Jo Giese

Jo Giese is an award-winning radio journalist.  As a special correspondent she was part of the Peabody award-winning team at Marketplace, public radio's daily business show, and she's been a contributor to This American Life.  Her non-fiction writing has appeared in numerous national publications, including The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, European Travel & Leisure, and Vogue.  She has served on the Board of PEN Center USA.  She is on sabbatical and has traveled to India, China, Africa, and is about to leave for Patagonia.  She lives in Southern California and Montana with her husband, Ed Warren.


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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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