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Celebrating the launch of JUNOT DIAZ'S Islandborn > MARCH 24

Penguin Random House Canada and Type Books invite you to the launch of Islandborn by Junot Diaz, in conversation with the Globe & Mail's Denise Balkinssoon.

Saturday, March 24, 2018

Doors open at 6:00pm, event starts at 6:30pm

918 Bathurst Culture, Arts, Media + Education—918 Bathurst Street Toronto (just north of Bloor)

Cost: $25, includes ONE book and TWO tickets. Kids under 10 are free.

Seating is limited!

Tickets go on sale at TYPE Books (883 Queen Street West) on Tuesday, March 13 at 10 am.
Ticket sales are in-person only

Junot Díaz was born in the Dominican Republic and raised in New Jersey. He 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.  A graduate of Rutgers College, Díaz is currently the fiction editor at Boston Review and the Rudge and Nancy Allen Professor of Writing at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

He is the cofounder of Voices of Our Nation Workshop.

Denise Balkissoon is a weekly Opinion columnist and a reporter in the Globe's Toronto section. The National Magazine Award-winning writer is also a co-founder of The Ethnic Aisle, a blog about race and ethnicity in the Greater Toronto Area.