Welcome to The Unexpected Shape, the podcast that dives into extraordinary stories and unique perspectives that challenge our preconceived notions about ambition and limitations. Join host and New York Times-bestselling, award-winning author Esmé Weijun Wang as she explores thought-provoking conversations with individuals who have experienced life's unexpected twists and turns. Embrace the unexpected shapes life takes us in, and discover the beauty found in the most surprising places.
Are you interested in the writing life? Extraordinary stories and unique perspectives that challenge our preconceived notions about ambition and limitations?
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ABOUT YOUR HOST
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Esmé Weijun Wang is a novelist and essayist. She is the author of the New York Times-bestselling essay collection, The Collected Schizophrenias (2019), and a debut novel, The Border of Paradise. She was named by Granta as one of the “Best of Young American Novelists” on its decennial list in 2017 and won the Whiting Award in 2018. Born in the Midwest to Taiwanese parents, she is the founder of The Unexpected Shape™ Writing Academy for ambitious writers living with limitations. She can be found at esmewang.com.