Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Junot Diaz has just released a new collection of short stories titled This Is How You Lose Her, which he read from at the International Festival of Authors (IFOA) last weekend. The Strand sat down with him to discuss his new work.
I didn’t think much of you the first time we met. I was young and ignorant and you were just amongst the other 26 letters hidden somewhere in the middle, quiet and passive. I apologize now for the way I neglected you. Remembering all of those hours wasted with vowels — those damn popular vowels.
In October 2011, 85 per cent of students who voted said yes to a redistribution of $10.35 from their tuition to help fund and support a new radio station. Despite an attempt to reclaim the 88.1 FM frequency, which included what Ryerson President Sheldon Levy called “a huge amount of work,” Radio Ryerson lost the bid.