Mort Persky

Mort Persky has been an editor for newspapers in New York, Miami, Detroit, Philadelphia, and Los Angeles, and he shared a Pulitzer for his editing at the Detroit Free Press. He was also editor and vice president of the national Sunday supplement Family Weekly, and was editorial director for new publications at Playboy Enterprises, Inc.


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A MERE 60 YEARS AGO, at the front end of my love-hate affair with the published word, I went to work ...

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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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