Junot Díaz on THE BRIEF WONDROUS LIFE OF OSCAR WAO (link fixed)

TALKING TO JUNOT DIAZ
by Zack SmithThe most acclaimed literary novel of the fall opens with a quote from…Galactus?Welcome to The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz.  It’s a novel that chronicles the life, times and family of Oscar de León, an overweight comics fan from a Dominican family growing up in the 1980s.  We conducucted an in-depth talk with this acclaimed writer on the influence of comics on his novel. 

 

 You can read the first of the two-part interview here.

NOTE: Link Fixed

Published by Zack

Zack Smith is a writer and journalist. He has written for such web sites and publications as Newsarama.com, the Independent Weekly of Durham NC, Triangle Business Journal, Comic Book Resources and the Lynchburg News and Advance. He has a Master's in Journalism from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University, and a degree in English with minors in Film Studies and Creative Writing from NC State University. He also writes children's books.

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