Lindsay Turner

Lindsay Turner is the author of Songs & Ballads (Prelude Books, 2018). Her translations from the French include adagio ma non troppo, by Ryoko Sekiguchi (Les Figues, 2018) and The Next Loves, by Stéphane Bouquet (forthcoming, Nightboat Books), as well as books of philosophy by Frederic Neyrat (Atopias, co-translated with Walt Hunter, Fordham University Press, 2017) and Souleymane Bachir Diagne (Postcolonial Bergson, forthcoming, Fordham University Press). She holds a master’s degree in film from the Université Paris III Sorbonne-Nouvelle, an MFA in poetry from New York University, and a PhD in English from the University of Virginia. She lives in Greenville, South Carolina, where she is a 2018–’19 visiting assistant professor of English and Creative Writing at Furman University.


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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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