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Junot Díaz Endorses Call to Boycott Israel

Junot Díaz Endorses Call to Boycott Israel

by Aura Bogado on October 21 2014, 4:16PM

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

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Junot Díaz and Edwidge Danticat In Conversation

Junot Díaz and Edwidge Danticat In Conversation

by Carla Murphy on August 5 2014, 10:02AM

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

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

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

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

by Jamilah King on May 6 2014, 11:44AM

Salon tracked down his class syllabus.

Topics: Culture

Junot Diaz Writes About How Most MFA Programs Are Too White

Junot Diaz Writes About How Most MFA Programs Are Too White

by Jamilah King on May 1 2014, 10:00AM

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

Topics: Culture

Watch Toni Morrison and Junot Díaz Talk About Race and Writing

Watch Toni Morrison and Junot Díaz Talk About Race and Writing

by Jamilah King on December 12 2013, 2:27PM

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.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

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

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

by Jamilah King on December 6 2013, 10:17AM

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

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Watch Hilton Als Talk About Masculinity With Junot Díaz

Watch Hilton Als Talk About Masculinity With Junot Díaz

by Jamilah King on November 12 2013, 10:15AM

Als’ first book in 17 years hit bookshelves today.

Topics: /NOW

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

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

by Jamilah King on October 25 2013, 11:54AM

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

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Maya Angelou to be Awarded Mailer Lifetime Acheivement Award

Maya Angelou to be Awarded Mailer Lifetime Acheivement Award

by Von Diaz on September 30 2013, 10:13AM

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

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Junot Díaz Schools Stephen Colbert on College-Bound Undocumented Youth

Junot Díaz Schools Stephen Colbert on College-Bound Undocumented Youth

by Jorge Rivas on March 29 2013, 10:43AM

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

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Junot Díaz, Louise Erdrich Among National Book Award Nominees

Junot Díaz, Louise Erdrich Among National Book Award Nominees

by Jamilah King on October 10 2012, 1:42PM

Get your library cards ready.

Topics: /NOW

Junot Díaz Thanks 'Teachers and Librarians' for Genius Grant

Junot Díaz Thanks ‘Teachers and Librarians’ for Genius Grant

by Jamilah King on October 3 2012, 9:37AM

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

Topics: /NOW

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

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

by Jorge Rivas on September 20 2012, 6:07PM

“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.”

Topics: /NOW, Politics

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

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

by Aura Bogado on September 12 2012, 9:25AM

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

Topics: Arts & Culture, Facing Race 2012, /NOW

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

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

by Jorge Rivas on September 11 2012, 1:00PM

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.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Facing Race 2012, /NOW

Junot Diaz Talks About Why He Writes About Race

Junot Diaz Talks About Why He Writes About Race

by Jorge Rivas on June 27 2012, 11:45AM

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.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

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

by Jorge Rivas on February 28 2012, 3:48PM

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

Topics: History, /NOW

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