Will Clark

Will Clark is a Visiting Assistant Professor of English and American Studies at William & Mary. His research examines how the literary representation of citizenship and sexuality at the end of the 19th century shapes the evolution of queer rights until the present. His interests include queer theory, the US novel, and US legal and political history.


Queer Desires, Queer Disagreements

Will Clark explores “The Ethics of Opting Out” as an introduction to key debates in contemporary queer theory and a path to a more engaged queer politics....

Love’s Inequality

The logic of marriage equality carries with it a damaged history of racial and sexual exclusion that the marriage movement ignores at its peril....

Love’s Inequality
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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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