junot_diaz2.jpgJunot Díaz, the Dominican-American, Pulitzer Prize winning Fiction author is releasing a new collection of short stories in September. Díaz’s book titled “This Is How You Lose Her,” is scheduled for a Sept. 11 release. About a month after his book is released, Díaz will the keynote speaker at [Facing Race](http://arc.org/facingrace), the largest national, multi-racial gathering of leaders, educators, journalists, and activists on racial justice. Facing Race is organized by the Applied Research Center, Colorlines.com’s publisher. The conference will take place in Baltimore, MD., November 15-17 2012.