Weike Wang

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Weike Wang
Nanjing, China
NationalityChinese American
Alma materHarvard University
AwardsPEN/Hemingway Award

Weike Wang is a Chinese-American author. She is the author of Chemistry: A novel,[1] which won the 2018 PEN/Hemingway Award.


Wang is a graduate of Harvard University, where she studied chemistry in undergraduate and public health for her doctorate, and of Boston University, where she received her MFA.[2][3]

Early life[edit]

Wang was born in Nanjing, China, but she and her family moved away when she was 5 years old. She lived in Australia, Canada, and the United States before high school.[4][5]


  • Chemistry Melbourne, Victoria : The Text Publishing Company, 2017. ISBN 9781925603675, OCLC 1013721097