Ben Ehrenreich

Ben Ehrenreich is the author of The Suitors and Ether. His next book, The Way to the Spring, which is based on his reporting from the West Bank, will be published in June by Penguin Press.


Strange Behavior

On Miguel Cano, the second-to-last man killed by the LAPD in 2015...

Below Zero

LARB contributor Ben Ehrenreich reports on his recent trip to Gaza City....

The Death of Anas al-Atrash

The funeral procession of Anas al-Atrash: Hebron, November 9, 2013. Images: Peter van Agtmael, Magnum Photos   Hebron, November 20  ON ...

The End of the Beginning

Los Angeles was different. No tear gas here: our elected representatives wanted us to be comfortable....

The Death of the Book
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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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