by The Associated Press Posted Mar 29 2018 7

first_img by The Associated Press Posted Mar 29, 2018 7:04 am PDT Last Updated Mar 29, 2018 at 7:40 am PDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email NEW YORK, N.Y. – A novel about a young scientist’s personal and professional journey has won a $25,000 prize for debut fiction.Weike (WHY-key) Wang’s “Chemistry” is this year’s recipient of the PEN/Hemingway Award, PEN America told The Associated Press on Thursday. Ernest Hemingway’s grandson, Sean Hemingway, will present the award to Wang next month during a ceremony at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston. She will also have a month-long stay at an artist’s retreat in Wyoming and a residency with the creative writing program at the University of Idaho. Previous winners of the Hemingway prize include Jhumpa Lahiri (JHOOM-paah L-hee-ree), Ha Jin and Marilynne Robinson.Wang is a Harvard University graduate who has a doctorate in public health. Earlier this month, she received a $50,000 Whiting Award, given to promising new authors. Weike Wang’s ‘Chemistry’ wins $25,000 PEN/Hemingway Awardlast_img

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