Jonathan Alexander

Jonathan Alexander is Chancellor’s Professor of English at UC Irvine. He is the author, co-author, or editor of 16 books, including Writing Youth: Young Adult Fiction as Literacy Sponsorship (2016) and a critical memoir, Creep: A Life, a Theory, an Apology (2017), which was a finalist for a Lambda Literary Award. He can be reached though his website: https://www.the-blank-page.com/.


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Being Cruised

Jonathan Alexander plumbs the joys of cruising as well as the ethical binds that attend looking at the bodies of others and being looked at in return....


The Case for Animal Welfare in YA

GIVEN ITS PENCHANT for exploring hot topics, young adult fiction is no stranger to environmental issues. YA dystopias are often set ...


CALIFORNIA in/and SCIENCE FICTION

SF in CA: Rob Latham, Catherine Liu, Jonathan Alexander, Gregory Benford and others dicuss the history and future of science fiction in 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.

Entry Fee: $35. Entry fees are non-refundable.

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