Junot Díaz is the author of Drown
, This Is How You Lose Her
, and The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
, which won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize. He is a MacArthur Fellow, and his non-fiction appears in The Boston Review
and the New York Times
. Born in the Dominican Republic and raised in New Jersey, Díaz is a graduate of Rutgers University and Cornell University. At CMS/W, he regularly teaches Critical Worldbuilding.