Junot Díaz to be Honored at this Year's Hispanic Heritage Awards
Junot Díaz to be Honored at this Year's Hispanic Heritage Awards
By Raquel Reichard | 07/21/2016 - 13:14

Pulitzer prize-winning author Junot Díaz just picked up another major accolade: the Literature Award at the 29th Annual Hispani


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14 Books By Latinx Authors You Should Know About
9 Books By Latinx Authors You Should Know About
By Barbara Gonzalez | 06/19/2016 - 13:00

The sun is finally out and vacation season is here. Need a book to read on your flight, on the beach or anywhere else you're chilling this summer? These books are definitely for you.


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Latino Cultural, Intellectual and Political Leaders Sign Declaration Against Trump
Latino Cultural, Intellectual and Political Leaders Sign Declaration Against Trump
By Raquel Reichard | 11/04/2015 - 09:38

On Tuesday, cultural, intellectual and political Latino leaders signed a statement criticizing Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trum


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Dominican Consul Calls Junot Díaz "Anti-Dominican," Strips Medal
Dominican Consul Calls Junot Díaz "Anti-Dominican," Strips Medal
By Raquel Reichard | 10/26/2015 - 09:59

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Díaz has once again been called "unpatriotic" for criticizing the


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EXCLUSIVE: Junot Diaz
EXCLUSIVE: Junot Diaz Talks 'This is How You Lose Her,' Latino Men & His Love for Latinas
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 09/24/2013 - 12:30

Love. Obsessive love, illicit love, fading love, maternal love -- that's the premise behind Junot Diaz's latest book. (And if you haven't read it yet, you definitely should!)

We spoke with the Dominican American Pulitzer Prize winning author about the deluxe edition of This is How You Lose Her (scheduled to be released on October 31), his love for Latin women and how society affects the way Latino men view relationships.


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Junot Diaz Gets Honorary Doctorate From Brown University
By Amaris Castillo | 05/28/2013 - 13:23

Junot Díaz received an honorary doctorate from Brown University on Sunday. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the acclaimed writer received one of six honorary doctorate degrees from the Ivy League institution in Providence, Rhode Island.


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Junot Diaz on The Colbert Report
How Sweet! Colbert Gives Junot Diaz 'F U' Sweatshirt (VIDEO)
By Sugey Palomares | 03/27/2013 - 15:08

Pulitzer prize-winning author Junot Diaz paid comedian Stephen Colbert a visit on Monday night's Colbert Report.


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Author Junot Diaz in 2008
Two Latinos Given 'Genius Grants'
By Samantha Leal | 10/02/2012 - 09:51

The recipients of the MacArthur Fellowships (also known as "Genius Grants") have been named for 2012. Included in the list of 23 outstanding individuals are two Latinos: Natalia Almada, the 37-year-old filmmaker who resides in both Mexico City and New York and Junot Diaz, the 43-year-old Dominican-American writer. 


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This Is How You Lose Her by Junot Diaz
Junot Diaz Chats About His New Book 'This Is How You Lose Her'
By Celia San Miguel | 09/13/2012 - 17:00

Five years ago, Dominican American Jersey boy Junot Diaz’s debut novel, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, making him just the second Latino to achieve this honor, following Oscar Hijuelos (The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love).


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Junot Díaz On The Challenges of Growing Up Afro-Latino
By Fox News Latino | 10/13/2011 - 14:24

Dominican American writer Junot Díaz didn’t always feel accepted as a child. In an interview with Fox News Latino, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author spoke about growing up in the 80s as an immigrant and feeling rejected by both his Latino and black peers.


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