LOCATION: Reinsch Library Auditorium, with book signing in the Lee Reception Room
Author Junot Diaz will read from his Pulitzer-Prize winning novel, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
; talk about his writing process; and take questions from the audience.
Diaz comes to Marymount through the Visiting Author speaker series, in partnership with the Arlington County Public Library’s Arlington Reads initiative. The speaker series is part of the university’s composition program for freshmen. The featured author and his/her work are incorporated into the program curriculum.
A book-signing reception follows at 2 p.m. in the Lee Reception Room behind the auditorium. Copies of the book will be available in the campus bookstore and at the book-signing.
Marymount welcomes students from New Directions High School in Washington, DC, to this event, which is also open to the public.