Patricia Wen

Wen writes mostly about social service, family and health issues. She has twice been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, once for feature writing and also as part of a team for national reporting. A Harvard graduate, Wen has also twice won the Casey Medal for coverage of children and family issues.

Latest stories

Gun charge tied to Collier shooting, lawyer says

By Patricia Wen and Evan Allen , Globe staff

The gun charge that Stephen Silva, a friend of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, faces is connected to the shooting death of MIT officer Sean Collier, Silva’s lawyer said.

Pistol in gun charge case similar to one that killed MIT officer

By Patricia Wen and Milton J. Valencia , Globe staff

A firearm in a case involving a Tsarnaev friend is the same model alleged to have been used in the shooting of Sean Collier.

Jurors convict friend of Tsarnaev

By Patricia Wen , Globe staff

Azamat Tazhayakov was convicted of interfering with the investigation into the Boston Marathon bombings.

Jury out until Monday on Tsarnaev friend’s case

By Patricia Wen and Zachary T. Sampson , Globe staff | Globe Correspondent

Azamat Tazhayakov faces charges that he hindered the investigation into Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.