Michele Botwin Raphael

Michele Botwin Raphael (@MicheleBRaphael) is a writer and editor, specializing in digital media, entertainment, pop culture, books, arts and lifestyle topics. Recently named a National Press Foundation Fellow, she currently blogs for the Huffington Post. She previously held roles as a staff writer and "Cybertainment" columnist for Los Angeles Times, a features editor for latimes.com, a co-founding senior editor of the Online Journalism Review, a freelance writer for Billboard,Variety and other magazines, and a director of publications and special projects for the USC Annenberg Norman Lear Center.


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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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