Fox Diversity Writers Program Picks Winners

THOMAS WONG

But, with the exception of the 1st placer, the judges’ names feature more prominently in the P.R.

Self-promotion rulez!

No wonder we all think that being in showbiz is the best thing there is. (And it is! really! Yum!)

by NELLIE ANDREEVA

Thomas Wong has been selected as the first fellow of Fox Writers Intensive, the network’s new initiative for experienced writers with diverse background, ethnic minorities as well as LGBT, foreign-born and others. Wong, chosen from the inaugural class of 10 FWI finalists, has received a deal from Fox to purchase and develop his original submission, drama script Queen. In addition, Fox will award Wong’s referring organization, Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment, a $15,000 FWI grant to be earmarked for its writing program. Wong is repped by The Gersh Agency.

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