Tammy lives in Brooklyn, where she writes, works as a social-justice lawyer, and teaches. She grew up in Tacoma, WA and was educated at Yale and NYU.
Occupy Wall Street isn't as white or privileged or [insert flimsy excuse] as you think it is. All kinds of people are playing a role -- both in the spectacle and behind the scenes.
Hyphen sits down with the Ly brothers, activist grads of the troubled South Philadelphia High School.
Young Rwandan film comes to Tribeca -- via independent filmmaker Isaac Chung. But there may be strings attached.
An intimate memoir challenges our memory of Iris Chang, the late author of The Rape of Nanking; and Lu Chuan brings the massacre to contemporary film.
Why are Korean Americans the target of a public-relations campaign to ratify the US-Korea Free Trade Act?
A memoir-comic about my dad, a retired machinist and union member, to explain why we should give a damn about workers' rights.
For the fifth time, the K-A Film Festival hits NYC. But in what sense are all these films “Korean American”?
Even now, as we move into our third generation of immigrants, church remains ascendant as Korean America’s cultural center. The time has come for a reorientation.
A standout year for Yiyun Li, with the publication of her third book, Gold Boy, Emerald Girl, and a MacArthur “Genius Award.”
Shawn has indie-arts cred: no trust fund, no lavish studio, and, for now, no publisher. Shawn and Partyka are DIY at its best.
In a comically bleak imminent future, GlobalTeens messaging substitutes for real human contact, strangers are judged according to digitized fuckability ratings, and books are stinky artifacts made tolerable by Pine-Sol.