Cultural Crossings

Speaker Series

Cultural Crossings Presents
Junot Diaz
In Conversation with Junot Diaz
Friday October 11, 2013
Main Classroom Auditorium
5:00-6:30 pm
Open to the General Public

Junot Diaz was born in the Dominican Republic and raised in New Jersey. He is the author of the critically acclaimed Drown; The 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, Diaz is currently the fiction editor at Boston Review and the Rudge and Nancy Allen Professor of Writing at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

For more information contact: Dr. Antonio Medina-Rivera;; 216.523.7168