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Born on the thirty first of December in the year 1968, Junot Diaz is a famous writer who currently works at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as their writing professor. He has also been employed by the Boston Review as their fiction editor. He has written up till two novels, twelve short story collections and two short stories. He has also written three essays that have been published in the GQ, The New Yorker and Boston Review. One of his novels, “The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao” has received the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction award in the year 2007. His other novel that is named “Monstro” has yet to be published.
Born in a small village named Villa Juana situated in Santo Domingo, Diaz had four siblings in total and lived in this village till the year 1974 after which he shifted along with his family to the city of Parlin situated in New Jersey. At a very naïve age, this prolific writer became fascinated with books and would head to the library right after his classes at the Madison Park Elementary School. The writer attended the Old Bridge High School and graduated from there in the year 1987. During this time, the most of the writing that he did were the letters that he wrote to his sick brother who had been hospitalized after being diagnosed with Leukemia. During his bachelors education, he got further involved in writing and the Rutgers College introduced him to his mentors; Sanrdra Cisneros and Toni Morrison. The writer completed his bachelor’s in the year 1992 after which he was offered the job at his university as the editorial assistant. He then went on to obtain a Masters degree from the Cornell University where he officially started writing, producing some short stories. From then started a journey of fiction writing that mostly consisted of the immigrant’s experience through the eyes of Diaz. If you wish to see this writer provide you with some of his most successful work, then you should obtain Diaz tickets today.
Junot’s work has been published in various newspapers and magazines such as The New Yorker, The Paris Review, The Best American Short Stories, The PEN/O, African Voices, Henry Prize Stories and Story. The writer has been listed as being one of the top twenty most successful writers of the twenty first century by The New Yorker magazine. One of his short stories called “Drown” published in the year 1996 received massive critical acclaim. In the year 2009 Junot founded the workshop that was named “Voices of Our Nations Arts Writing” and concentrated on providing colored writers with opportunities like never before. Amongst a few of honors and awards given to Junot include the Eugene McDermott Award, Lila Acheson Wallace Readers Digest Award, PEN/Malamud Award in the year 2002 and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. If you wish to witness the remarkable compilations written by Junot, purchase Diaz tickets.