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Ucross resident, Esmé Weijun Wang honored with 2018 Whiting Award

Congratulations to Spring 2018 Ucross artist-in-residence Esmé Weijun Wang and the nine other winners of the 2018 Whiting Awards, which were announced on March 21, 2018. Since 1985, the Whiting Foundation has supported creative writing through the Whiting Awards, which are given annually to ten emerging writers in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and drama. The awards, of $50,000 each, are based on early accomplishment and the promise of great work to come. Twenty Ucross residents have now been recognized with this prestigious award, and Ucross is honored to be a Whiting Foundation partner through Whiting Writer’s Aid.

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