Congratulations to Steinbeck Fellow Xueyou Wang!

Congratulations to Xueyou Wang, (@shayo.shay22) a recent WGS MA graduate at UWM, for being selected as one of the Steinbeck Fellows at SAN JOSÉ STATE UNIVERSITY for 2023-2024!

Xueyou Wang’s work focuses on immigrant women’s experiences and transnational, transcultural stories. She is particularly interested in the intersection between Asian diaspora and Latin American cultures. For this fellowship, Xueyou will be writing a book of short stories (fiction, still Untitled) that include stories about family, loss, love, relationships, and intergenerational struggles, including those brought about by migration, and there will be a focus on intersections between Asian diaspora culture and Latin American culture.

The Steinbeck Fellows Program is financed by the Martha Heasley Cox Center for Steinbeck Studies at San Jose State University. It has emerged as one of America’s premiere writing fellowships. Read more about the Steinbeck Fellowship here.