Lawrence Christon

Lawrence Christon is a former Los Angeles Times staff writer who has written widely on culture and the arts. He was an instructor with "Operation Homecoming," a National Endowment for the Arts program designed to help Iraq war veterans write their memoirs under the tutelage of a team The New Yorker called "among the most distinguished writers, journalists and historians in the nation."       


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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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