Junot Díaz (born December 31, 1968) is a Dominican-American writer, creative writing professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and fiction editor at Boston Review. Central to Díaz's work is the immigrant experience. He received the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for his novel The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, in 2008. He is a 2012 MacArthur Fellow.
18.10.2010 [University of Rochester Newsroom] - There is nothing special about me except a hell of a lot of hard work,” said Pulitzer Prize–winning novelist Junot Diaz during a talk about his work as a