Hernan Diaz, Pulitzer-Nominated Fiction Writer
Hernan Diaz, Pulitzer-nominated fiction writer and former UAlbany faculty member, is the author of the acclaimed new novel, Trust (2022), a mind-blowing and multi-layered narrative, the book is composed of four manuscripts, each telling a different version of the life of a Wall Street tycoon and his wife, building to Black Thursday and the Great Depression.
One of the most talked-about novels of the year, Trust was named one of the “Top Ten Books of 2022” in both the New York Times and the Washington Post, and long-listed for the Booker Prize. Born in Argentina and raised in Sweden, Diaz was Assistant Professor in the UAlbany Hispanic and Italian Studies Department in the 2000s and 2010s. His first novel, In the Distance (2017), was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.
Two events Thursday, March 9:
4:30 p.m. — Craft Talk
Standish Room, Science Library (3rd Floor)
7:30 p.m. — Conversation / Q&A with Paul Stasi
Multi-Purpose Room, Campus Center
Free and open to the public, both locations at the University at Albany.
Read more and see a parking map at https://www.nyswritersinstitute.org/hernan-diaz