Frederik Byrn Køhlert

Frederik Byrn Køhlert is lecturer in Comics Studies and American Studies at the University of East Anglia. He is the author of Serial Selves: Identity and Representation in Autobiographical Comics (Rutgers University Press, 2019) and The Chicago Literary Experience: Writing the City, 1893–1953 (University of Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum Press, 2011). He is also the editor of the “Routledge Focus on Gender, Sexuality, and Comics Studies” series, the editor of A History of Chicago Literature (forthcoming from Cambridge University Press), and the course director for a new Master of Arts program in Comics Studies at the University of East Anglia that is launching in September 2020.


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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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