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Poetry-in-the-Round Hosts National Book Foundation "5 Under 35" Fiction Writer Weike Wang  

Headshot of Weike Wang. Photo credit to Saavedra Photography.

Weike Wang
Photo Credit: Saavedra Photography

Poetry-in-the-Round Hosts National Book Foundation "5 Under 35" fiction writer Weike Wang on Tuesday, March 5 at 6 p.m. in the Chancellor's Suite of the University Center.

Weike Wang is a graduate of Harvard University, where she earned her undergraduate degree in chemistry and her doctorate in public health. Her first novel, Chemistry (Knopf, 2017), received the PEN/Hemingway Award for Debut Fiction, Ploughshares' John C. Zacharis Award, and a Whiting Award. A "5 Under 35" honoree of the National Book Foundation, Wang currently lives in New York City.

The event is free and open to the public. All are welcome.

About the Series:
Poetry-in-the-Round has brought some of the best contemporary writers from around the world to Seton Hall University for the past three decades. Some of those visitors have included Karen Russell, Ben Lerner, Dinaw Mengestu, Kaitlyn Greenidge, Jonathan Franzen, Heidi Julavits, Ben Marcus, Joyce Carol Oates, Russell Banks, Nadine Gordimer, Jamaica Kincaid, John Ashbery, Adrienne Rich, and many others. The series has worked to bring established and up-and-coming new writers to the attention of Seton Hall students and the community.

Categories: Alumni , Arts and Culture

For more information, please contact:

  • Cara Blue Adams
  • (973) 761-9388
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