Andrew Gumbel

Andrew Gumbel is a Los Angelesbased journalist and writer and a longtime foreign correspondent for British newspapers. After covering the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe, the wars in Yugoslavia, and the rise of Silvio Berlusconi — mostly for The Independent of London — he came to the United States in 1998 and has written extensively about politics, the criminal justice system, and pop culture.  Andrew Gumbel spent five years as a foreign correspondent in Italy and co-wrote Raffaele Sollecito's account of the Meredith Kercher murder trials, Honor Bound: My Journey to Hell and Back With Amanda Knox (Simon & Schuster, 2012)


Parkland. Too Soon?

An early assessment of the Parkland shooting is too much subject-worship, not enough big picture....

Capitalism in a Bottle

Coca-Cola and Pepsi aren't really drinks manufacturers at all. For close to a century, they have made an extraordinary living from the power of suggestion....

How America Didn’t Win the Cold War (A Travelogue)
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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.

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

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