Louise L. Schiavone

Louise L. Schiavone is a member of the full‐time faculty and senior lecturer at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. Schiavone teaches “Business Communication” and “Business Leadership and Human Values” to graduate level students at the Baltimore and Washington, DC, campuses. She has received the Dean's Award for Faculty Excellence as well as research grants for environmentally focused work. A career journalist, and TEDx speaker, Schiavone was educated at Columbia University in New York City, where she earned an MS in Journalism. She has covered Congress, the White House, as well as news at the Pentagon, Treasury, State, Transportation, Energy, and Housing Departments, as well as national presidential campaigns, the mortgage meltdown and financial crisis, food safety challenges, and natural disasters. An on-air veteran of CNN, ABC News, and the Associated Press, Schiavone is currently a newscast anchor at NPR and the SiriusXM “P.O.T.U.S.” Channel. She also writes for print media, with work appearing in the Los Angeles Review of Books in September 2019, and in National Geographic. Schiavone speaks extensively about politics, journalism, communication, civility, and the environment. Schiavone is currently co-producing a video documentary about marine life biodiversity in the Scottish Highlands, and the role of the oyster in raising the quality of the marine environment around the world.


The Time Has Come to Talk About Oysters
Feed Your HeadSubscribe to LARB's FREE Newsletter

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.

Apply HERE