Two hours ago Junot Diaz won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao!
For the Bloomberg story click here.
Popmatters.com story click here.
To hear Junot talk about the book click here.
I am so happy for Junot and excited for what this means for American Latino writers. We are coming into our own and becoming accepted and honored for our distinct voices and experiences. How we see the world is valid and where once there was resistance, there is now reward. I am so proud of this achievement. Wepa Junot!