Dominican-American novelist Junot Diaz was awarded a MacArthur "genius grant" and the no-strings-attached $500,000 prize that comes with it. The Pulitzer prize-winning author of The Brief And Wondrous Life Of Oscar Wao talks about the grant, his writing process and how the award may affect his work.
Genius Grant Helps Junot Diaz Focus On His Art
By Staff • Oct 4, 2012
Originally published on October 4, 2012 3:47 pm