Weike Wang & Cara Blue Adams
October 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm AKDT
Watch this event online at https://aqreview.org/live
Weike Wang is the author of Chemistry (Knopf, 2017). She is the recipient of the 2018 Pen Hemingway, a Whiting award and a National Book Foundation 5 under 35. Her work has appeared in Alaska Quarterly Review, Ploughshares, and The New Yorker, among other publications. She is in the 2019 Best American Short Stories and O. Henry Prizes. She earned her MFA from Boston University and her other degrees from Harvard. She currently lives in New York City and teaches at the University of Pennsylvania. Her second novel Joan Is Okay is forthcoming from Random House in January 2022.
Cara Blue Adams is the author of You Never Get It Back, winner of the John Simmons Short Fiction Award, judged by Brandon Taylor (University of Iowa Press, 2021). Her fiction appears in many magazines, including Granta, Alaska Quarterly Review, The Kenyon Review, and American Short Fiction, and has been awarded the Kenyon Review Short Fiction Prize, the Missouri Review William Peden Prize, and the Meringoff Prize, along with a 2018 Center for Fiction Emerging Writers Fellowship. She has been awarded support from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Originally from Vermont, she is a former coeditor of The Southern Review. Currently, she is an associate professor at Seton Hall University and lives in Brooklyn.