Pamela Erens

Pamela Erens is the author of the novels Eleven HoursThe Virgins, and The Understory, all from Tin House BooksShe has been a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the William Saroyan International Prize for Writing, and the John Gardner Fiction Book Award. Erens's essays and criticism have appeared in publications including The New York TimesVirginia Quarterly ReviewSlateThe MillionsAeonVogue, and Elle.


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

Middlemarch and Me

In Middlemarch, George Eliot always seemed to suggest that emotional narrowness is a tragedy rather than a sin....


Is The Atlantic Making Us Stupid?
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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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