A Reading by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Díaz
James Branch Cabell Library, Lecture Hall (Room 303)
901 Park Ave., Richmond, Va. 23284
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Díaz reads from his work. The reading will be followed by a Q&A, a book-signing and a reception.
The event is free and open to all. Parking is available for a fee in the West Broad Street, West Main Street and West Cary Street parking decks. For questions, please contact the VCU Libraries Development Office at (804) 827-3616.
About the Author
Junot Díaz was born in the Dominican Republic and raised in New Jersey. He is the author of 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. He is a graduate of Rutgers College and the fiction editor at Boston Review and the Rudge and Nancy Allen Professor of Writing at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
The event is co-sponsored by the College of Humanities and Sciences, the Office of the President, VCU Libraries and the Creative Writing Program of the Department of English.