Esmé Weijun Wang discusses her debut essay collection, THE COLLECTED SCHIZOPHRENIAS.
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Esmé Weijun Wang discusses THE COLLECTED SCHIZOPHRENIAS.
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The 2018 Whiting Awards winners share books that have inspired them, plus a giveaway!
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A list from Rowan Hisayo Buchanan to celebrate the release of the forthcoming anthology
Go Home!. ...more
Tags: A Portrait of the Self as Nation, A Small Place, Alexander Chee, Amitava Kumar, Brain Fever, Chang-rae Lee, Coolie Woman, Esmé Weijun Wang, Feminist Press, Gaiutra Bahadur, Gina Apostol, Go Home!, Good Girls Marry Doctors, Gun Dealers Daughter, Hagar Poems, Harmless Like You, How to Write an Autobiographical Novel, in the country, jamaica kincaid, Jason Koo, Jesmyn Ward, Karissa Chen, Kimiko Hahn, Lunch with a Bigot, Marilyn Chin, Mia Alvar, Mohja Kahf, More Than Mere Light, Nikesh Shukla, On Such a Full Sea, Phrasis, Piyali Bhattacharya, Ponti, Rajiv Mohabir, Rowan Hisayo Buchanan, Sharlene Teo, The Border of Paradise, The Cowherd's Son, The Fire This Time, The Good Immigrant, Wendy Xu, What to Read When
Esmé Weijun Wang discusses her first novel,
The Border of Paradise, about a multi-generational new American family, creative expression through writing and photography, and interracial relationships. ...more
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We’re getting ready to send out our next Letter in the Mail, and it’s from Esmé Weijun Wang! Esmé writes to us about her big dreams and how although chronic illness is the great thief, all difficulties will have a resolution and she will continue to pursue her dreams. You don’t want to miss this lovely handwritten letter—subscribe to Letters […]
Great strides, great artists, great desires, great complexity—this week’s books are all about these kinds of greats. They also all showcase exceptional writing and take us far and wide—from elective politics to abstract art, from Coney Island to California—to explore great ideas. How does the world change politically? How is a woman artist’s life entwined […]
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