The Unexpected Shape

The Blog of Esmé Wang

Esmé Weijun Wang

"To help manage and offer guidance, [Esmé Weijun Wang] started an online business focused on building legacy and resilience for creatives, offering e-courses in guided meditation and restorative journaling for writers — telling stories about her own stories as an emerging writer living with challenges and limitations."

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What makes you, you: an interview with Larissa Pham

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What makes you, you: an interview with Larissa Pham

I normally don’t record interviews, due to the different voices involved, but I decided to give it a go here. Listen to me read the below here: I met Larissa Pham through Twitter, as one does, and have been fortunate to get to know her in a few ways—she interviewed me about The Border of […]

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A Series of Tender Points: An Interview with Amy Berkowitz

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A Series of Tender Points: An Interview with Amy Berkowitz

I feel particularly passionate about this interview, which I conducted with poet Amy Berkowitz about her forthcoming book, Tender Points (pub. date June 20, 2015). Amy and I met one another in graduate school, where I spent many an afternoon in her kitchen—Amy is an extraordinary cook—while sharing stories about our lives. As described by […]

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