E. Tammy Kim

E. Tammy Kim

E. Tammy Kim is a freelance magazine writer and a member of The New Yorker’s editorial staff. She covers labor and poverty issues, the intersection of arts and politics, and the Koreas. Previously, she worked as a national features staff writer for Al Jazeera America, a fellow with the Ms. Foundation for Women, and an adjunct professor. In 2014, she received the Newswomen’s Club of New York’s Martha Coman Front Page Award for Best New Journalist. She is an author and co-editor of Punk Ethnography (Wesleyan U. Press, 2016), a book about the radical world-music label, Sublime Frequencies. Tammy’s first career was as a social-justice attorney, representing low-wage workers and families. Last updated July 2017

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