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Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Díaz speaks to a capacity crowd at Occidental College on Tuesday, September 22, 2015 in Thorne Hall. Díaz is the author of the critically acclaimed Drown; The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, which won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award; and This Is How You Lose Her, a New York Times bestseller and National Book Award finalist. He is the recipient of a MacArthur “Genius” Fellowship, PEN/Malamud Award, Dayton Literary Peace Prize, Guggenheim Fellowship and PEN/O. Henry Award. The event was sponsored by the English Dept., OxyArts, Remsen Bird Fund and the Dean of the College.<br />
(Photo by Marc Campos, Occidental College Photographer)