Jeff VanderMeer

Jeffrey VanderMeer is an American writer, editor, and publisher. He is best known for his contributions to the New Weird literary genre and his stories about the city of Ambergris, in books like City of Saints and Madmen.



Apocalypse Soon

Jessica Langer on Jeff VanderMeer's "Borne" and science fiction in the 21st century....

Salvage Love

Andrew Hageman on Jeff VanderMeer's new novel, "Borne."...

Salvage Operations

Reprint publications are crucial to maintaining an institutional memory for these popular genres....

Secret Histories

aviator’s goggles, Victorian waistcoats, top hats, bustle skirts, leather corsets, bizarre, mechanical accessories...

Secret Histories

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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.

AWARD: $1,000 prize, publication of manuscript by LARB Libros, and ten copies. Additionally, winner will receive a stipend to assist with travel to Southern California for a reading and book signing at UC Riverside during Writers Week.

DEADLINE: January 17, 2020. Apply via Submittable Here.

Entry Fee: $35. Entry fees are non-refundable.

Eligibility: All previously unpublished works in prose written primarily in English focused on the Chicanx/Latinx experience in the United States.