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A Reading by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Díaz

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Where

James Branch Cabell Library, Lecture Hall (Room 303)
901 Park Ave., Richmond, Va. 23284

Description

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 StreetWest Main Street and West Cary Street parking decks. For more information, 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.

Sponsors

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.

Image: Junot Díaz

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VCU Libraries

James Branch Cabell Library Monroe Park Campus
901 Park Ave., Box 842033
Richmond, VA 23284-2033
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-1111
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Tompkins-McCaw Library MCV Campus
509 N. 12th St., Box 980582
Richmond, VA 23298-0582
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-0636

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