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Weike Wang: Joan Is Okay

MWF Digital 

A novel tailor-fit for our times, Weike Wang‘s Joan Is Okay follows a Chinese-American ICU doctor navigating grief, daughterhood, and belonging during the onset of the global pandemic. Wang has drawn praise for her distinct and original voice from the likes of Celeste Ng (Little Fires Everywhere), who hailed her ‘gimlet-eyed observation’ and ‘darkly biting wit’. See her in conversation with Melanie Cheng about a story that explores ambition, family and the mythic success story of the immigrant experience with great insight, humour and heart.

Online | Available on demand from 8 September

MWF Digital events are available individually on a pay-what-you-can basis, or purchase a Digital Pass to watch them all. Once purchased, you can watch any time, anywhere before 29 September. 

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1 hour

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