Matt Sandler

Matt Sandler works at the Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race at Columbia University and is writing a book about Black Romantic poets in the Civil War era. He tweets a little diffidently @mfsandler


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Miami Melancholia

The world depicted in “Moonlight” is an internal colony, abandoned by the state’s supposed benevolence, and stuck serving its ends through suffering....


A Clanking Ride to an Uncertain Freedom

“The Underground Railroad” makes claims about history and the present that are much less straightforward than the hype around the novel would suggest....


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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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