Maryam Monalisa Gharavi

Maryam Monalisa Gharavi is a writer, poet, and filmmaker. She has contributed essays, critical writing, and poetry to a variety of publications and her solo and collaborative films have screened at Townhouse Gallery of Contemporary Art, Anthology Film Archive, and Pacific Film Archive, among other venues. She founded the blog South/South in 2009 and is Editor-at-Large at The New Inquiry. She holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature and Film and Visual Studies from Harvard University.


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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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