Award Name : Norman Mailer Prize
Year of Award : 2013
Award for : Literature
Location : Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Junot Díaz (born December 31, 1968) is a Dominican American writer, creative writing professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and fiction editor at Boston Review. He also serves on the board of advisers for Freedom University, a volunteer organization in Georgia that provides post-secondary instruction to undocumented immigrants.Central to Díaz's work is the immigrant experience.He received Norman Mailer Prize for Distinguished Writing in 2013.