Ross Ufberg

Ross Ufberg is a writer and translator of, among others, Beautiful Twentysomethings by Marek Hlasko. He is cofounder of New Vessel Press, and is a PhD candidate in the Slavic Department at Columbia University. His writing and translation have appeared in a variety of places, including The New York Times, The Forward, and Publishing Perspectives.


Rebel Without A Country

Polish writer Marek Hlasko has found a new audience, which should come as no surprise: the anger that drove his writing was grounded in the same kind of populist disillusionment we see today, from Occupy and the Tea Party, to the social protests of the Arab Spring....

Rebel Without A Country
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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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