New Yorker contributing writer's role will include live taping of podcast, "Time to Say Goodbye"

E. Tammy Kim
E. Tammy Kim, the Asian/Pacific/American Institute's 2022-23 Writer-in-Residence. Image courtesy of Sarah Shatz.

NYU’s Asian/Pacific/American Institute has named journalist, podcaster, and lawyer E. Tammy Kim as its 2022-23 Writer-in-Residence—a role that will include a discussion on U.S. military intervention in Asia (Oct. 13) and a live taping of her podcast, Time to Say Goodbye (Dec. 1).

Kim is a contributing writer at the New Yorker who covers labor and the workplace, arts and culture, and the Koreas. In addition to co-hosting Time to Say Goodbye, a weekly podcast, she is a contributing editor at Lux magazine, a 2022 Alicia Patterson Fellow, and a fellow at Type Media Center. Kim co-edited Punk Ethnography (Wesleyan University Press, 2016), a book about the politics of contemporary world music.

Kim, raised by Korean immigrants in Tacoma, Wash., previously worked as a contributing opinion writer at the New York Times and as 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. 

Thursday, October 13, 4:30-6:00 p.m.
“America’s Forever Wars in Asia”

A virtual talk with 2022-23 A/P/A Institute at NYU Writer-in-Residence E. Tammy Kim, writer Akemi Johnson, and journalist Jonathan de Santos. The panelists will discuss ongoing U.S. military intervention in South Korea, Okinawa, and the Philippines. 

Register on the A/P/A Institute’s events page

Thursday, December 1, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Time to Say Goodbye  LIVE + Stay True

An IRL podcast jam with co-hosts E. Tammy Kim (Writer-in-Residence, A/P/A Institute at NYU) and Jay Caspian Kang, celebrating the new memoir by special guest Hua Hsu.

Registration details and location to be announced on the A/P/A Institute’s events page

Artists-in-Residence are invited to bring their notoriety, artistic work, and history of involvement with the Asian/Pacific American community to NYU. Artists-in-Residence use their time at A/P/A to create important new work, artistic retrospectives, forums, or conferences. Scholars, fellow artists, and community members familiar or new to the artists’ work, gain a unique opportunity to engage with the Artists-in-Residence within a university setting. For more information, please visit its website.

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