Alexander Theroux

Alexander Theroux is an award-winning novelist, poet, and teacher whose prose works include Laura Warholic or, The Sexual IntellectualEstonia, and the two artist monographs The Strange Case of Edward Gorey and The Enigma of Al Capp. Anthony Burgess chose his novel Darconville’s Cat as one of the 99 greatest postwar novels. He lives on Cape Cod in West Barnstable, Massachusetts with his wife, the artist Sarah Son, and their two daughters, Shenandoah and Shiloh.


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The Anatomy of Finickiness: On Alexander Theroux’s “Einstein’s Beets: An Examination of Food Phobias”


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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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