“Monstro” by Junot Diaz

You can read Junot Díaz’s “Monstro” at this link: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2012/06/04/monstro

Born in the Dominican Republic and raised in New Jersey, Junot Díaz has become well known for his writing based on the experiences of being a Latino immigrant. He’s written 11 published works comprising of short stories, essays, a children’s book, and a novel. In 2008 his novel The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, and he was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 2017. Today Díaz is a fiction editor at the Boston Review and the Rudge and Nancy Allen Professor of Writing at MIT.

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