Cecily Wong

Cecily Wong is the author of the novel DIAMOND HEAD (Harper, April 14, 2015). Chinese-Hawaiian herself, she was born on Oahu, where most of her family still lives, and raised on the west coast in Eugene, Oregon. She is a graduate of Barnard College, where she studied under Mary Gordon and David Plante. The first pages of DIAMOND HEAD won the Peter S. Prescott Award, judged by Elizabeth Strout, Caryl Philipps, and Malena Watrous.