Quick Write

You are at your funeral, or the funeral of a man you respect. They say, “He was a good man.” What does that mean?

Write for a couple of minutes on what it means to be a good man. What words come to mind?

Masculinity vs Toxic Masculinity

What is the difference?


Junot Díaz (1968)

Junot Díaz is a Dominican-American writer, creative writing professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and fiction editor at Boston Review. He has won numerous writing awards, including the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for his novel The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao.


“Drown” (1996)