Tess Taylor

Tess Taylor grew up in El Cerrito, California. She has traveled across the world working as everything from a cook’s assistant and translator to a farmer and a journalist. Her first book of poems, The Forage House, was published by Red Hen Press in 2013.


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Whiteness Visible: Three Poets Explore the Grammar of Racism
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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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