Fall 2017 Speaker Series: Junot Diaz

Tuesday September 12, 2017

A Public Reading by Junot Díaz, Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and Rudge and Nancy Allen Professor of Writing at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

To be followed by Q&A, Book Signing, and Reception

Tuesday September 12, 2017 at 6.00pm
Cabell Library Lecture Hall

901 Park Avenue

Admission is free and all are welcome!

Junot Díaz was born in the Dominican Republic and raised in New Jersey. He is the author of DrownThe Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, which won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award; and This Is How You Lose Her, a New York Times bestseller and National Book Award finalist. He is the recipient of a MacArthur “Genius” Fellowship, PEN/Malamud Award, Dayton Literary Peace Prize, Guggenheim Fellowship, and PEN/O. Henry Award.  A graduate of Rutgers College, Díaz is currently the fiction editor at Boston Review and the Rudge and Nancy Allen Professor of Writing at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

This event is cosponsored by the Office of the President, the Office of the Dean for Humanities and Sciences, and the Creative Writing Program, to whom many thanks!