Anthony Franze

Anthony Franze is a lawyer in the Appellate & Supreme Court practice of a major Washington, DC law firm, and author of The Advocate’s Daughter (St. Martin’s Press/Minotaur), a family thriller set in the insular world of the US Supreme Court. Learn more at


DC State of Mind

Anthony Franze interviews M. Todd Henderson about his new book, “Mental State.”...

Merely Judgment

Tom Rosenstiel talks about his new book, “Shining City.”...

Wheels Within Wheels

Anthony Franze talks to Joseph Finder about his new novel "Guilty Minds."...

Anatomy of a Prosecution

Anthony Franze interviews writer and lawyer Jonathan Shapiro about his new novel, "Deadly Force", and his upcoming Amazon show "Trial"....

Anatomy of a Prosecution
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Tomás Rivera Book PrizeSubmit your manuscript to be entered to win

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Eligibility: All previously unpublished works in prose written primarily in English focused on the Chicanx/Latinx experience in the United States.