Growing the Hell Up: From Middle Earth to NJNovember 2012
The MacArthur “Genius” on his forthcoming sci-fi epic, Monstro, and the evolution of his wily main character, Yunior.
Lewis West: Guernica Contributors Junot Díaz and Dinaw Mengestu named MacArthur FellowsOctober 2012
Congratulations to Junot Díaz and Dinaw Mengestu, recipients of 2012 MacArthur ‘Genius Grants’ in recognition of their wide-ranging literary accomplishments.
Before he disappears from the spotlight once more, Junot Diaz sets the record straight on immigration, identity, family, and the brief and wondrous origins of his novel’s title character.