Jaquira Díaz

Jaquira Diaz is the author of Ordinary Girls: A Memoir, winner of a Whiting Award, a Florida Book Awards Gold Medal, a Lambda Literary Awards finalist, an American Booksellers Association Indies Introduce Selection, and a finalist for the B&N Discover Prize. She is the recipient of the Jeanne Córdova Prize for Lesbian/Queer Nonfiction, the Alonzo Davis Fellowship, an Elizabeth George Foundation grant, and fellowships from MacDowell, The Kenyon Review, Bread Loaf, Sewanee, and the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing. She lives in New York with her spouse, the writer Lars Horn, and teaches at Columbia University. 

Jaquira  Díaz

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