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Thu October 4, 2012
Genius Grant Helps Junot Diaz Focus On His Art
Originally published on Thu October 4, 2012 1:47 pm
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.