Weike performed on our virtual stage for Seriously Entertaining on January 27, speaking on the evening’s theme, “Come Together.” Watch it below.
Weike Wang was born in Nanjing, China, and grew up in Australia, Canada, and the United States. She is a graduate of Harvard University, where she earned her undergraduate degree in chemistry and her doctorate in public health. Her first novel, Chemistry, received the PEN/ Hemingway Award for Debut Fiction, the Ploughshares John C. Zacharis First Book Award, and a Whiting Award. She is a “5 Under 35” honoree of the National Book Foundation and her work has appeared in The New Yorker. Her newest book, Joan Is Okay, was one of Esquire‘s most anticipated books of 2022. She currently lives in New York City.
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