Libby Lenkinski

Libby Lenkinski is vice president for public engagement at the New Israel Fund, an organization that promotes democracy and equality in Israel, where she leads all aspects of NIF’s public efforts in the United States. Prior to joining NIF, Libby lived and worked in the Israeli non-profit field for almost a decade. She is a founding member of Zazim-Community Action, Israel’s grassroots online organizing community; and of The Whistle, an independent Israeli media and political fact-checker. Currently, Libby serves as co-chair for Hashomer Hatzair North America and is a New York co-chair for the Reboot Network. Libby is based in Brooklyn. 


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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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