Discipline: Literature – nonfiction

Wei Tchou

Discipline: Literature – nonfiction
Region: Brooklyn, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 2020
More: weitchou.com

Wei Tchou is a writer based in New York. Her essays have been published in The New Yorker, The New York Times, and The Paris Review, among other publications.

At MacDowell, she worked on a book about her family and the cultural history of ferns.



Wei Tchou worked in the Heyward studio.

The Lodge Annex, a wing on the west side of the men’s dormitory (The Lodge), was completed in 1926. Initially intended as an apartment for a caretaker, the space was soon repurposed as a live-in studio for writers. In recognition of a major endowment gift from the DuBose and Dorothy Heyward Foundation, Lodge Annex was…

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