Sarah Gleeson-White

Sarah Gleeson-White is associate professor of American Literature at the University of Sydney. She is the author of Strange Bodies: Gender and Identity in the Novels of Carson McCullers (2003) and William Faulkner at Twentieth Century-Fox: The Annotated Screenplays (2017) and editor, with Peter Lurie, of The New Faulkner Studies, forthcoming with Cambridge University Press. She has written about American literature and film for PMLAModernism/Modernity, the Los Angeles Review of BooksThe Cambridge Companion to the Literature of the American South, and William Faulkner in Context. Her forthcoming book, Literature in Motion, considers the interactions of US literary and cinema cultures across the silent film era.


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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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