Susan McCallum-Smith

Susan McCallum-Smith writes essays, fiction, and reviews. Her work has appeared in, among others, AGNI, The Southern Review, The Gettysburg Review, TriQuarterly, the Dublin Review of Books, and the Scottish Review of Books. Her story collection, Slipping the Moorings, was published in 2009. She lives in Scotland.


The Guy in the Kitchen

Susan McCallum-Smith and Andrew O’Hagan discuss Julian Assange, Bitcoin, the invention of Ronald Pinn, and O'Hagan's latest book, "The Secret Life."...

The Un-Accidental

In “How to Be Both,” time is not linear, receding behind us, but layered, coiled beneath us; we are walking palimpsests....

Geoff at Sea

Susan McCallum-Smith discusses Geoff Dyer's "Another Great Day at Sea."...

The Stewards of Ultimate Things: Douglas Bauer’s “What Happens Next?”
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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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