Jung Yun

Jung Yun is an assistant professor of English at the George Washington University and the author of Shelter (Picador), a 2016 finalist for the Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers Award and long-listed for the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize.


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

Desperate to Connect

Jung Yun reviews “The Lost Prayers of Ricky Graves” by James Han Mattson....


A Desire for Something to Happen
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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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