It’s been 20 years since Junot Díaz‘s Drown hit shelves! Since then, this stunning story collection has been embraced by countless readers, taught in thousands of classrooms, and celebrated in decades of Banned Books Week programing. Now we want to hear about the impact Drown has had on your life.
Tell us who gave you your beloved copy (or whom you gave a copy to), what it taught you, why you love it.
Enter for the opportunity to have your essay on Drown by Junot Díaz published on Riverhead Books’ social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and/or Tumblr)!
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Enter between 12:01 AM (Eastern Time) on June 15, 2016 and 11:59 PM (Eastern Time) on July 20, 2016. Open to residents of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 and older. Judging will take place on or about July 27, 2016; entries will be judged on emotional impact and narrative.
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