Trailblazer Interview: Esmé Wang & Creativity in Healing

Esme Wang

Esmé Weijun Wang is a writer and speaker. Her site, at, is where she provides resources for artists, writers, and makers seeking to build a creative legacy.

Raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, she attended Yale, Stanford, and the University of Michigan, went from intern to Assistant Editor for an international lifestyle magazine, and was a writer and editor at ModCloth before launching Esmé Weijun Wang Productions.

Author of the book Light Gets In, Wang has written for and about in The New Inquiry, Salon, the New Yorker Online, the New York Times, and Clementine Daily.

I’ve admired Esmé’s work for many years and I’m delighted and honoured to share this interview.

We speak about:

– The link between creativity and healing.

– How we can use journalling to support our healing journeys.

– Do’s and Don’ts for supporting someone living with mental illness.

– The one action Esmé would like you to take for your own wellness, today.

Listen to our interview here and transcript here head over to Esmé’s amazing website here. Subscribe to her Legacy Notes and get a copy of her amazing Creative Legacy Check-In tool free!