Junot Diaz

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New York, NY

The critically acclaimed author received a 1999 Guggenheim Fellowship. In June, the New Yorker listed him among the 20 best young fiction writers in the country. His first story collection, Drown (1996), has sold translation rights in 15 countries. His stories appeared in the Best of American Fiction ’99, edited by Amy Tan. He currently teaches creative writing at Syracuse University and is at work on a novel forthcoming from Riverhead and Vintage Español.
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