Michael Jaime-Becerra

Michael Jaime-Becerra is a native of El Monte, California. He is associate professor of Creative Writing at UC Riverside. His early work was first collected in 1996 as Look Back and Laugh for the Chicano Chapbook Series, edited by Gary Soto. The following year a limited-edition collection of prose poems, entitled The Estrellistas Off Peck Road, was released by Temporary Vandalism. He is the author of the collection of stories Every Night is Ladies’ Night (2004) and the novel This Time Tomorrow (2010).


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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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