Mikkel Krause Frantzen

Mikkel Krause Frantzen, author of Going Nowhere, Slow: The Aesthetics and Politics of Depression (Zero Books, forthcoming 2019), literary critic at the Danish newspaper Politiken, and postdoc at the University of Aalborg in Denmark, where he works on the poetics and politics of grief.His research focuses on the relation between aesthetics and politics, on fiction and futurity, and on the psychopathologies of the present. He is furthermore affiliated with the research project Finance Fiction: Financialization and culture in the early 21st century at University of Copenhagen.


Economic and Literary Speculations

"How can the novel, and in particular the realist novel, deal with an event like the flash crash of 2010 or something like high-frequency trading?"...

Economic and Literary Speculations
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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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