Riverhead Books Hosts Contest to Celebrate 20 Years of Drown

By Maryann Yin Comment

Drown Novel (GalleyCat)It has been nearly two decades since the publication of Junot Díaz’s novel, Drown. Riverhead Books, a Penguin Random House imprint, has put out a call for readers who feel that they have been significantly influenced by this book to write and submit essays.

The publisher intends to publish some of these essays on their social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and/or Tumblr). Each piece can only feature up to 250 words.

The deadline has been set for 11:59 p.m. (eastern time) on July 15. Click here to learn about the official contest rules.