Rebecca Chace

Rebecca Chace is the author of: Leaving Rock Harbor (novel); Capture the Flag (novel); Chautauqua Summer (Memoir). Plays: Colette; The Awakening (adaptation of novel by Kate Chopin). Ms. Chace adapted her novel Capture the Flag for the screen with director Lisanne Skyler; the Showtime Tony Cox Screenwriting Award (Short Film), Nantucket Film Festival, 2010. She has written for the New York Times Magazine, New York Times Sunday Book Review, the Huffington Post, NPR’s All Things Considered and other publications. She is Director of creative writing at Fairleigh Dickinson University and 2014 recipient of the Grace Paley Fiction Fellowship at Vermont Studio Center. She is a 2015–2016 member of the Wertheim Study at the NYPL and lives in Brooklyn.


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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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