Junot Diaz http://wlrn.org en Cultural Competency For the Health Professional; Novelist Junot Diaz http://wlrn.org/post/cultural-competency-health-professional-novelist-junot-diaz <p></p><p>12/11/12 - Tuesday's&nbsp;<strong>Topical Currents</strong> begins with University of Miami professor Dr. Patti Rose, who specializes in cultural diversity issues which face health professionals -- and interactions with patients and families. &nbsp;And more.&nbsp; Literary contributor Ariel Gonzalez interviews award-winning novelist Junot Diaz.&nbsp; Recently awarded a sizeable “genius grant” from the MacArthur Foundation. &nbsp;His latest book is a collection of themed short-stories called, <a href="http://amzn.to/124YnSB"><em>THIS IS HOW YOU LOSE HER</em></a>.</p> Tue, 11 Dec 2012 18:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 6095 at http://wlrn.org Cultural Competency For the Health Professional; Novelist Junot Diaz Tweet Us A Story Remix: We Have A Winner http://wlrn.org/post/tweet-us-story-remix-we-have-winner <p></p><p>Two weeks ago, we asked you to <a href="http://wlrn.org/post/tweet-us-story-you-can-co-author-story-junot-d-az?nopop=1">co-author a story with Junot Diaz</a>.</p><p>Last week, we asked you to <a href="http://wlrn.org/post/story-doesn-t-end-here-remix-story-junot-d-az">remix that story</a> with submissions that may or may not have made the final narrative.</p><p>This week, we have a winner.</p> Fri, 23 Nov 2012 17:00:00 +0000 Heather Hernandez 5118 at http://wlrn.org Tweet Us A Story Remix: We Have A Winner Junot Díaz: Giant Monsters, Linguistics, And Five Years Of Freedom http://wlrn.org/post/junot-d-az-giant-monsters-linguistics-and-five-years-freedom <p></p> Mon, 12 Nov 2012 11:47:03 +0000 Marva Hinton 4424 at http://wlrn.org Junot Díaz: Giant Monsters, Linguistics, And Five Years Of Freedom