Liska Jacobs

Liska Jacobs holds an MFA through the University of California Riverside-Palm Desert. Her work has appeared in Literary HubThe RumpusLos Angeles Review of Books, The MillionsHairpinThe Nervous Breakdown, and others. Her debut novel, Catalina, will be out fall 2017 from MCD X FSG Originals. More at liskajacobs.com.


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

Dreaming Jacaranda

If her early books cemented Eve Babitz’s image as the Edie Sedgwick of 1960s L.A., then “Sex and Rage” was an attempt to examine her own celebrity....


Santa Anas

"So we're good at waiting, and we wait as long as possible before going home."...

Santa Anas
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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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