Mary Pan is a writer and physician with a background in global health and narrative medicine. Her work has appeared in Fourth Genre, Creative Nonfiction, McSweeney’s, Intima, and elsewhere. She has been selected for workshops, retreats, and residencies with Tin House, Hedgebrook, Kenyon Review, and Centrum, and is a Harvard Media & Medicine alum. The recipient of a 2019 Artist Trust Grants for Artists’ Projects Literary Award, she was runner-up for AWP’s 2020 Kurt Brown Prize for Creative Nonfiction. She is currently working on a memoir in lyrical essays about caregiving, caretaking, and retrospective becoming.

2024 Writers Program