Susan Straight

Susan Straight is Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing at University of California, Riverside. Her latest novel is Between Heaven and Here.


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

In Memoriam: Carolyn See

John Rechy, Lynell George, Susan Straight, Ron Charles, Laurence Goldstein, and Jonathan Kirsch remember Carolyn See....


Halloween Fiction Roundtable

LOOK BEYOND THE CANDY AND COSTUMES  — Halloween is a storyteller’s holiday. We fear the witch, the goblin, the ghost, because ...


The Baby

Didion circles the images of her past like a wary woman who has found a basket lodged in the reeds that contains a sleeping infant....

The Baby
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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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