Esmé Weijun Wang | Best of Young American Novelists | Granta

Esmé Weijun Wang | Granta’s Best of Young American Novelists

Esmé Weijun Wang & Josie Mitchell

‘I really love Southern Gothic literature and so part of me was like – well, what if I could create an Immigrant Gothic?’

Esmé Weijun Wang

Esmé Weijun Wang is an essayist, the author of the novel The Border of Paradise, and the recipient of the 2016 Graywolf Nonfiction Prize. Her work has appeared in Elle, Catapult, Hazlitt, the Believer and Lenny. She lives in San Francisco.

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Josie Mitchell

Josie Mitchell is an editor at Granta magazine, and writes elsewhere on books.

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