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Junot Díaz was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and was raised in New Jersey. His fiction has appeared in numerous publications including The New Yorker, The Paris Review, African Voices, and Best American Short Stories. He wrote the story collection Drown and the novel The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, which won the John Sargent Sr. First Novel Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, the Dayton Literary Peace Prize and the 2008 Pulitzer Prize. His debut picture book is entitled Islandborn, published June 2018. He is a professor of creative writing at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao… (more)
The Best American Short Stories 1999 (Contributor) 435 copies
The Best American Short Stories 2000 (Contributor) 376 copies, 2 reviews
Unpacking My Library: Writers and Their Books (Contributor) 367 copies, 15 reviews
The Best American Short Stories 1997 (Contributor) 345 copies, 3 reviews
The Best American Short Stories 2013 (Contributor) 260 copies, 5 reviews
100 Years of The Best American Short Stories (Contributor) 250 copies, 3 reviews
The Best American Short Stories 1996 (Contributor) 236 copies
The New Granta Book of the American Short Story (Contributor) 198 copies, 1 review
The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2012 (Contributor) 194 copies, 7 reviews
Wastelands 2: More Stories of the Apocalypse (Contributor) 167 copies, 5 reviews
New York Stories (Everyman's Pocket Classics) (Contributor, some editions) 143 copies, 5 reviews
Mothership: Tales from Afrofuturism and Beyond (Contributor) 131 copies, 3 reviews
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