Alison Barker

Alison Barker (@labdog77) is an educator and writer with work in Fwriction: Review, Columbia Journal of Arts and Letters, and  Monkeybicycle, among others. Reviews appear in Philadelphia Inquirer, Paste Magazine, Chicago Reader, and Bookslut. She blogs at Nola Studiolanolastudiola.com


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

Looking for the Light

Alison Barker reviews Ariel Gore’s complicated memoir about her role as her mother’s caretaker....


Learning Intimacy: Stacey D’Erasmo on the Art Between
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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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