County: King County
GAP Award 2019
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Mary Pan is a writer and physician with training in global health and narrative medicine. She writes essays, flash nonfiction, hybrid, and experimental forms, and poetry. Particular interests include the mixed-race experience, bioethics, global health, mental health, motherhood as vocation, and the intersection of religion and science. She teaches narrative medicine writing workshops and facilitates a Literature & Medicine program for medical professionals. Her work has been published in Intima, Hektoen International, Mom Egg Review, Pulse, and elsewhere. Her essays have been anthologized in Nine Lives, Humanity, and My Caesarean. She was selected as an Association of Writers & Writing Programs Writer-to-Writer Spring 2019 Mentee. She is currently working on her first book.
Mary received 2019 GAP Award funding for professional development through Harvard’s Media and Medicine Program, which encourages storytelling as a means to address important health challenges.
Artist Trust thanks the Amazon Literary Partnership for underwriting this award through Artist Trust’s Corporate Partnership program. For information about supporting Washington State artists, visit here.
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Hugo House Writing Motherhood Reading, 2019. Photo: Anne Liu Kellor.
Mom Egg Review, 2018.
My Caesarean, 2019