Leila Mansouri

Leila Mansouri is a writer and Ph.D. candidate in American literature living in Berkeley, California. Her fiction and non-fiction have appeared in The New InquiryUnstuck, and Santa Monica Review, among others. Her research explores the long, strange history of American writing about our politicians and the impact that writing has had on how we think about political representation. You can find her online at leilamansouri.com.


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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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