publication date: Thursday, November 15, 2012 (part of Fall 2012)
clue: It doesn't take a genius to know that Cambridge has produced some pretty good writers.
explanation: Díaz was a professor of creative writing at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, located in Cambridge. In 2012, he received a genius grant from the MacArthur Foundation to continue his writing. more…
trivia: Incorrect guesses included Charles Stross and Alexander Masters.