José Vadi

José Vadi is an award-winning poet, playwright, and essayist based in Oakland, California. The recipient of the Shenson Performing Arts Award, his writing has most recently appeared in Colorlines, The Huffington Post, Berkeley Poetry Review, and Catapult.


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

Gem From A Broken Rock: Remembering Isaiah “Ikey” Owens (December 1, 1974–October 14, 2014)
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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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