Sheri-Marie Harrison

Sheri-Marie Harrison is an associate professor of English at the University of Missouri where she researches and teaches Caribbean literary and cultural studies, contemporary global Anglophone literature, and mass culture of the African Diaspora. Her book Difficult Subjects: Negotiating Sovereignty in Postcolonial Jamaican Literature was published by the Ohio State University Press in fall 2014. She is currently working on a manuscript titled After the Beginning Ends: Contemporary Fiction and Iconoclasm.


New Black Gothic

Sheri-Marie Harrison on "This Is America," "Get Out," "Sing, Unburied, Sing," and the new black Gothic....

Tourism Is Forever

Goldeneye traces the role Fleming’s home in Jamaica played not only in the creation of James Bond, but also in Fleming’s own relationship to his British identity....

#tessnation: Nation, and Diaspora in the 21st Century
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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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