Junot Díaz

Junot Díaz Relives His 'Surreal' Immigration Experience to U.S.

He talked to literary publication Paradoxa.

Junot Díaz Endorses Call to Boycott Israel

The author formally supports a campaign for the “academic and cultural boycott” of Israel.

Junot Díaz and Edwidge Danticat In Conversation

Both immigrants, the two novelists talk of a shared responsibility for what happens in their countries of origin.

Here's a List of What Junot Díaz Wants You to Read

Salon tracked down his class syllabus.

Junot Diaz Writes About How Most MFA Programs Are Too White

The award-winning novelist tells it all in an essay for the New Yorker.

Watch Toni Morrison and Junot Díaz Talk About Race and Writing

Two of America’s most prominent writers of color will be in conversation with one another at the New York Public Library. You can watch it live. Tune in.

In Naming What's Racist, Junot Díaz Has to Re-Assert That Yes, He's Dominican

Díaz responded with a message on his Facebook page this week.

Watch Hilton Als Talk About Masculinity With Junot Díaz

Als’ first book in 17 years hit bookshelves today.

Junot Díaz to Release Illustrated Edition of 'This Is How You Lose Her'

He’s teaming up with award-winning graphic novelist Jaime Hernandez to release a deluxe illustrated version of his best-selling short story collection.

Maya Angelou to be Awarded Mailer Lifetime Acheivement Award

Angelou was also awarded an honorary National Book Award earlier this month, making this her second major literary prize of the year.

Junot Díaz Schools Stephen Colbert on College-Bound Undocumented Youth

The MacArthur Fellow discusses path to citizenship, education for undocumented immigrants and the “Superman Question.”

Junot Díaz, Louise Erdrich Among National Book Award Nominees

Get your library cards ready.

Junot Díaz Thanks 'Teachers and Librarians' for Genius Grant

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author shows some love to the folks who helped him develop his passion for books.

Junot Díaz Calls DREAM Act 'A Tiny Little Bone' for People Who Deserve More

“I think the DREAM Act is a tiny little bone that they throw in to a community that deserves a lot more, and certainly I think it’s nice and important but we should be able to recognize the community–the people who do the heavy lifting–and stop afflicting them.”

Junot Díaz Nearly Causes a Riot at New York City Book Signing

Some 200 Junot Díaz fans were turned away as the author made his first public appearance since the release of his new book.

Junot Díaz Returns to Short Stories in 'This Is How You Lose Her'

The Pulitzer winner’s new collection of story tracks a man’s struggles with fidelity, beginning with him cheating on his girlfriend and ending with him cheating on his fiancee with 50 different women.

Junot Diaz Talks About Why He Writes About Race

Paula M. L. Moya says she’s always been struck by how interviewers avoid asking Dominican-American fiction author Junot Diaz about race, even though he writes about race.

Junot Díaz to Publish New Book One Month Ahead of Keynote at Facing Race

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Dominican-American, Pulitzer Prize winning Fiction author is releasing a new collection of short stories in September.