E. Tammy Kim (Writer-in-Residence, A/P/A Institute at NYU) facilitates a non-fiction writing workshop for A/P/A Reads. This workshop is open to NYU students interested in exploring personal essay writing, and will be hosted at the The New Yorker offices, where Kim is a contributing writer.
Space is limited and students must register by Monday, February 21 at 4:00 p.m. ET, so that access to the building can be arranged. All participants must bring a government-issued photo ID and proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and boosted. The address and additional details will be provided to registered participants.
Launched in Fall 2020, A/P/A Reads is a student-run book club for NYU students with an interest in A/P/A writing and literature. Members meet monthly to discuss selected works, and engage in meaningful dialogue together. The club is sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU.
Accessibility note: This venue has an elevator and is accessible for wheelchair users. If you have any access needs, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
E. Tammy Kim is a contributing writer at The New Yorker who covers labor and the workplace, arts and culture, and the Koreas. She is also a co-host of the weekly podcast Time to Say Goodbye, a contributing editor at Lux magazine, a 2022 Alicia Patterson fellow, and a fellow at Type Media Center. She co-edited Punk Ethnography (Wesleyan University Press, 2016), a book about the politics of contemporary world music.
Kim previously worked as a contributing opinion writer at The New York Times and a staff writer at Al Jazeera America, where she won the Martha Coman Front Page Award for Best New Journalist from the Newswomen’s Club of New York. She has been active in the labor movement, and is a member of the Freelance Solidarity Project of the National Writers Union. Her first career was as a lawyer for low-wage workers and families facing medical debt in New York. She was raised by Korean immigrants in Tacoma, Washington.
She is the 2022-23 Writer-in-Residence at the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU.