Mary F. Corey

Mary F. Corey is a Senior Lecturer in American history at UCLA specializing in intellectual history, popular culture, and Black nationalism. She is the author of The World Through a Monocle: The New Yorker at Midcentury (Harvard University Press) and is currently working on a book about Black Blackface performance, tentatively titled They Stooped to Conquer.


The Prophet Is Human

A towering new biography of a great American orator and public intellectual....

Love Lays Ghastly Traps for the Soul

“Love lays ghastly traps for the soul,” in Tremain’s engrossing tales, but her characters accept their unhappiness as the necessary antidote to meaninglessness....

Love Lays Ghastly Traps for the Soul
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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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