John W. W. Zeiser

John W. W. Zeiser is a poet, journalist, and critic. He lives in Los Angeles.


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

Keep Even Man Where He Belongs

John W. W. Zeiser on the graphic adaptations "The Epic of Gilgamesh" by Kent H. Dixon and Kevin H. Dixon and "Kafkaesque: Fourteen Stories" by Peter Kuper....


Beyond “Carceral Capitalism”

In "Carceral Capitalism," Wang’s essays set up the abolition of the carceral state as one of the key moral battles of this century....


Et in Arcadia Ego

How did René Descartes produce "cheap lives"? John W. W. Zeiser on "A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things."...


Bae Suah’s Narrative Collapse

The recently translated “A Greater Music” by Bae Suah is a dreamy time-warp of a novel that complicates our relationship with reality....


Beyond the Biopic

In an age where every other movie seems to be based on a "true" story or on the life of some revered leader, "Red Rosa" stands out as a way to do biography right....


Secrets and Lies

Kim came to the DPRK to escape her sorrows. But she should have known that a place with such systemic problems could not possibly offer her solace....


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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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