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Fall Literary Festival presents Junot Diaz

Ernest F. Hollings Special Collections Library, Program Room
Nov 8, 2011 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Junot Diaz is the author of Drown and The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, which won the John Sargent Sr. First Novel Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, and the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. His fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, African Voices, Best American Short Stories, Pushcart Prize XXII, and The O. Henry Prize Stories 2009. He is currently the fiction editor at the Boston Review and the Rudge and Nancy Allen Professor of Writing at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

The Fall Literary Festival is sponsored by Thomas Cooper Library and the Department of English.

All events will be held in the program room of the Ernest F. Hollings Special Collections Library (Enter through Thomas Cooper Library) and will be followed by a book signing. For a complete list of events visit:

All events are free and open to the public.

This series is funded by an endowment established through the generosity of an anonymous donor.