Vievee Francis

Vievee Francis is the author of Horse in the Dark (Northwestern University Press, 2012) which won the Cave Canem Northwestern University Poetry Prize for a second collection, and Blue-Tail Fly (Wayne State University, 2006). Her work has appeared in numerous journals, textbooks and anthologies including Best American Poetry 2010 and Angles of Ascent, A Norton Anthology of African American Poetry. She is an Associate Editor for Callaloo.


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In Voluntary Solitude: An Interview with Charles Henry Rowell
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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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