Junot Diaz - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Junot Diaz Ursula K. Le Guin, Ann Patchett voted into arts academy NEW YORK (AP) — Not even an honorary National Book Award kept Ursula K. Le Guin from being surprised by her latest tribute: membership in the American Academy of Arts and Letters. "My reputation was made as a writer of fantasy and science fiction, a literature that has mostly gone without such honors," she told The Associated Press recently. ... Mon, 27 Feb 2017 17:41:00 GMT 2017-02-27T17:41:00Z Diaz, Nguyen contributing to book about age of Trump NEW YORK (AP) — Pulitzer Prize winners Junot Diaz, Viet Thanh Nguyen and Jane Smiley are among 32 writers contributing to a book of letters responding to the election of President Donald Trump. Vintage Books told The Associated Press on Monday that "Radical Hope: Letters of Love and Dissent in Dangerous Times" will be published May 2 as a paperback original. ... Tue, 14 Feb 2017 01:08:00 GMT 2017-02-14T01:08:00Z