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’ honouree of the National Book Foundation and her work has appeared in the New Yorker. She currently lives in New York City.
Read ‘My Top Female Scientists’ by Weike Wang in Female First
Read ‘Something Left to Prove’ by Weike Wang in Lenny
Read ‘Weike Wang on the Privilege of Not Having to Think About Race’ in the New Yorker, June 2018
Read Weike Wang’s story, ‘Omakase’ in the New Yorker, June 2018
Read Weike Wang’s story ‘The Trip’ in the New Yorker, November 2019