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Symphony Space: Power and Storytelling with Margaret Atwood & Min Jin Lee, 15 Oct 2024



A Conversation with Min Jin Lee at the University of Cambridge,  22 May 2024

The Korea Society: "Y. T. Hwang Family Foundation Series on Ethics & Common Values A Conversation with Min Jin Lee," 8 May 2024

MFABoston: "Min Jin Lee: Writing and the Korean Wave," 2 May 2024 

The University of Utah, Tanner Humanities Center: "Authors Meets Readers with Min Jin Lee," 19 March 2024

Wachholz College Center Speaker Series: "An Evening With Min Jin Lee," 18 March 2024


Columbia University, Weatherhead East Asian Institute: 75th Anniversary Gala Dinner, 1 February 2024

Symphony Space: "Thalia Book Club: E.M. Forester's A Passage to India, 100th Anniversary," 16 January 2024


Symphony Space: The Best American Short Stories with Host Min Jin Lee, 18 October 2023

The Greene Space: A Guide to A Mash-Up Life with Special Guests Min Jin Lee and Chani Nicholas, 11 October 2023

Library of America: The Mysterious Greatness of Gatsby: Wesley Morris and Min Jin Lee for a conversation with James L. W. West III., 21 September 2023


AAJA 23 National Convention: Building Our Collective Power, 19-23 July 2023 

Lincoln Center and PEN America Presents K-Lit: A Conversation with Korean-American Authors on the K-Zeitgeist

21 July 2023 


PEN America World Voices Festival, “Ottessa Moshfegh Presents: Why Write?” 10 May 2023

Newport, CA: Newport Beach Public Library Foundation, 20 April 2023

Min Jin Lee - Library Live Lecture, 20 April 2023

Hudson Valley Community College Author Talk,  13 April 2023


Bergen Community College, 2023 Literary Arts Series Speaker, 28 March 2023

New Orleans, LA: Tulane University Zale-Kimmering Writer-in-Residence, 20-24 March 2023


Seattle, WA: Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference and & Bookfair Keynote Speaker, 9 March 2023

Seven Hills School (Cincinnati, OH): Books for Lunch, 2-3 February 2023

Diane Rehm Book Club: A Conversation with Min Jin Lee, 25 January 2023

Symphony Space (New York): "Thalia Book Club: George Eliot's Middlemarch turns 150," 18 January 2023

Conversation between Elif Batuman, Fiona Davis, Min Jin Lee, and Colm Tóibín.

PEN America Town Hall: Do Publishers Have a Moral Obligation to Diversify American Literature?, 13 December 2022.

Get Out the AAPI Vote Rally with Senator Warnock, 3 December 2022.

Seoul, South Korea: Yes 24, 25 November 2022.

Seoul, South Korea: Samsung Award, 24 November 2022.

Bucheon, South Korea: Bucheon Diaspora Award, 23 November 2022

Seoul National University (Seoul, South Korea): Conversation with Min Jin Lee, 22 November 2022.

Washington, DC: Council of Korean Americans Gala, 19 November 2022

Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church (New York): Faith and Fiction Talk, 23 October 2022

Julie Chen Moonves Talks with Min Jin Lee

Algonquin Hotel (New York): New York State Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, 18 October 2022

Inductees include Irving Berlin, Min Jin Lee, Audre Lorde, and James McBride.

SVA Theater (New York): New Yorker Festival, 9 October 2022

The chef David Chang, the filmmaker Lee Isaac Chung, the writer Min Jin Lee, and the actor Sandra Oh on culture, representation, and creative expression. Moderated by Michael Luo. 

New Haven: Yale Council on East Asia, 8 October 2022

With speakers Robert Ramsey, Professor Emeritus of East Asian Linguistics, University of Maryland; Aaron Gerow, Professor of Film and Media Studies and East Asian Languages and Literatures, Yale University; and Min Jin Lee, Yale College Class of 1990 and author of Pachinko.

Kyobo Bookstore Gang-Nam Branch (Seoul): Book Signing, 23 September 2022


US Embassy Legation House (Seoul), 22 September 2022

Seoul, South Korea: World Knowledge Forum, 20 September 2022


Manhae Ceremony (Seoul), 12 August 2022


Sejong University (Seoul): Book Talk with Q&A, 10 August 2022


Kyobo Books (Seoul): Book Signing, 9 August 2022

Press Conference (Seoul), 8 August 2022

King Center: Ending Asian Hate in America, 20 July 2022

With Min Jin Lee and Benny Luo, moderated by Dr. Rajni Shankar-Brown

Vincent Chin 40th Remembrance & Rededication: "National Conversation on Asian Americans, America and Democracy," 18 June 2022

With Michael Eric Dyson, Min Jin Lee, and Helen Zia, moderated by Amna Nawaz of PBS NewsHour


Jazz at Lincoln Center (New York): Tory Burch Foundation Embrace Ambition Summit – Eva Chen & Min Jin Lee in Conversation, 14 June 2022

Queens Public Library Gala Honoree, 8 June 2022

Kennedy Center (Washington DC): Speaker at AAPI Victory Celebration, 20 May 2022

University of Tampa (Tampa, Florida): The Women's Conference of Florida, 11 May 2022

Korean American Community Foundation of San Francisco Gala Honoree: Conversation with Steve Kang, May 2022

Asia Society Museum (New York): Asia Arts Game Changer Awards Honoree, 19 May 2022

New York Marriott (New York): New York Women's Foundation Honoree, 11 May 2022

Phillips Academy (Andover, MA), 30 April 2022


Iowa City, IA: "The Iowa Writers' Workshop Presents: An Evening with Author Min Jin Lee," 21 April 2022


Warrensburg, MO: Min Jin Lee and Victoria Chang with UCM and National Book Foundation, 20 April 2022

Yale Schwarzman Center (New Haven, CT): "Free Food for Thought: A Conversation with Min Jin Lee," 12 April 2022

Co-moderated by Sanya Nair '24 and Vivian Zhao '24

The Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University (Durham, NC), 8 April 2022

In conversation with Professor Adriane Lentz-Smith

McNally Jackson (New York): Douglas Start presents Young Mungo with Min Jin Lee, 5 April 2022

Festival of Faith and Writing, 23 March 2022

Lincoln Center (New York): "Ryûsuke Hamaguchi & Min Jin Lee on Drive My Car, Grief, and Silence," 17 March 2022

Harvard Radcliffe Institute (Cambridge, MA): Artists Surviving and Thriving in Recent Times, 10 March 2022

In conversation with Ifeoma Fafunwa, moderated by Jinah Kim. Welcoming remarks by Tomiko Brown-Nagin.

One Story: Searching for Creativity with Hannah Tinti & Friends, 17-21 February 2022

Symphony Space and Asian American Writers' Workshop (New York): "Go Back Where You Came From! with Wajahat Ali & Friends," 25 January 2022

Featuring Wajahat Ali, Preet Bharara, Cathy Park Hong, Min Jin Lee, Zeshan B, Amarna Nancherla

Take Out with Lisa Ling Watch Party with Daniel Dae Kim and Lisa Ling, January 2022


Try Harder! NYC Screening + Q&A with Min Jin Lee, 4 December 2021

Maltz Center (Cleveland, OH): Writers Center Stage, 9 November 2021

Chase Center (Wilmington, DE): An Evening with Min Jin Lee, 22 October 2021

 New Castle, DE, 22 October 2021

Brooklyn Book Festival, October 2021

Seoul: World Knowledge Forum, 15 September 2021

Conversation with Neda Ullaby

Sonoma Valley Authors Festival, 28 August 2021

Sonoma Valley High School, 27 August 2021

King Center: Virtual Celebration of Be Love Day, 16 July 2021

In conversation with Bernice A. King, Kelisha B. Graves, and Jose Antonio Vargas,

Harvard Bookstore (Cambridge, MA – virtual): Clint Smith discusses How the Word Is Passed with Min Jin Lee, 10 June 2021

Queens Public Library Virtual Gala, 8 June 2021

UC San Diego Geisel Library: In conversation with Todd Henry, 26 May 2021

Red Table Talk: "Confronting the Divide Between Black and Asian Americans," 19 May 2021

With Lisa Ling, Michael Eric Dyson, Min Jin Lee, Jada Pinkett Smith, Willow Smith, and Adrienne Banfield-Norris

Lakeside Lecture Series: An Evening with Min Jin Lee, 17 March 2021

Ursinus College Commencement Address, 15 May 2021

Williams College (Williamstown, MA), 6 May 2021

In conversation with Sam Crane

The Booksmith (San Francisco, CA): In conversation with Jonny Sun on Goodbye, Again, 4 May 2021

The Strand (New York, NY): "Senator Mazie Hirono and Min Jin Lee: Heart of Fire," 3 May 2021

Loyalty Bookstores Virtual Reading and Fundraiser: In conversation with Nicole Chung, 17 April 2021

National Antiracist Book Festival: "On the Politics of Love: Min Jin Lee and Jacqueline Woodson," 24 April 2021 

Center for Fiction (New York, NY): "On Reading: Shirley Hazzard's The Transit of Venus," 24 March 2021

With Lauren Groff, Stacy Schiff, Lisa Brennan-Jobs, Meg Wolitzer, and Geoff Dyer

Left Bank Books (St. Louis, MO): In Conversation with Viet Thanh Nguyen on The Committed, 9 March 2021

Boston College Lowell Humanities Lecture, 24 February 2021

Gold House: "Generational Legacy: Identity in the Context of Family Histories," 10 February 2021

Moderated by Kimmy Yam

PEN/Faulkner Foundation: "Literary Conversations: Intersections," 9 February 2021

With  Min Jin Lee, Tope Folarin, and Douglas Stuart, moderated by Bethanne Patrick

The Strand (New York, NY): Thalia Book Club Salon chat with Min Jin Lee, 28 January 2021

National Council of Teachers of English: A Discussion about the Relevance and Enduring Themes of The Great Gatsby, 25 January 2021

With Kiley Reid and Victor Malo-Juvera, moderated by Tricia Ebarvia

Asian American Writers' Workshop (New York, NY): Conversation with Minari director and writer Lee Isaac Chung, 13 January 2021 

Greenlight Bookstore (Brooklyn, NY): The Great Gatsby, feat. Min Jin Lee and Jennifer Buehler, 14 January 2021

New York Public Library (New York, NY): "Simply New York: Writing the City," 10 December 2020

With Susan Choi, Marlon James, Robert Jones, Jr., and Isaac Fitzgerald

Authors Guild Foundation: Conversation on William Deresiewicz's The Death of the Artist, 17 November 2020

Author William Deresiewicz in conversation with Min Jin Lee and Roxana Robinson

Pop-up Reading at the New York Public Library (New York, NY), 21 October 2020

Dayton Literary Peace Prize: "The American Dream: Whose Myth? Whose Reality?", 1 October 2020.

With Viet Thanh Nguyen and Gilbert King

Des Moines, IA: Asian Americans Against Trump, 21 September 2020

Seattle Arts & Lectures: Min Jin Lee, 15 June 2020

Greenlight Bookstore Virtual Reopening Party and All-Star Revue, 2 July 2020

Featuring Ta-Nehisi Coates, Nicole Dennis-Benn, Jennifer Egan, Nathan Englander, Min Jin Lee, Jonathan Lethem, Valeria Luiselli, Ann Patchett, Jia Tolentino, Colson Whitehead, and others; hosted by Saeed Jones

GoogleTalks: "Musings & Writings: Asian-American Voices" with Michelle Pham, 19 June 2020

Girls Write Now Graduation Gala, 12 June 2020

Puzzle Corner with David Kwong, IG Live, 27 May 2020

Asia Society (New York, NY): Art in the Time of Coronavirus, 14 May 2020

Moderated by Tom Nagorski

An Author a Day with Beowulf Sheehan, 18 April 2020


Tuckahoe Woman’s Club (Richmond, VA), 11 March 2020


The Denver Post (Denver, CO): Pen & Podium, 9 March 2020


Lenoir-Rhyne University (Hickory, NC): Visiting Writers Series, 5 March 2020


Prairie Center for the Arts (Schaumburg, IL), 20 February 2020


Portland Arts & Lectures (Portland, OR) : Min Jin Lee, 15 January 2020


One Book, One Columbia (Columbia, SC), 15 November 2019


Singapore Writers Festival, 9 November 2019


Strand Books (New York, NY) : Conversation with Nicole Chung, 22 October 2019


The New Yorker Festival: American Identity, 13 October 2019

With Daniel Alarcón, Téa Obrecht, and Ocean Vuong. Moderated by Cressida Leyshon. 


92Y Unterberg Poetry Center (New York, NY): Edwidge Danticat and Ann Patchett, 25 September 2019

Introductions by Natalya Handal and Min Jin Lee


NeueHouse (New York, NY): New American Festival, 14 September 2019

Curated by Aminatou Sow featuring Min Jin Lee and Daniel Jose Older


Amherst Books (Amherst, MA), 11 September 2019


Amherst College (Amherst, MA): 2019 DeMott Lecture, 4 September 2019


Writer’s Digest Annual Conference (New York, NY): Closing Keynote, 23-25  August 2019


Sun Valley Writers’ Conference (Sun Valley, ID), 20-23 July 2019


Bronx High School of Science: Commencement Keynote Speaker, 26 June 2019



NationalSawdust (Brooklyn, NY), 23 May 2019

With Tracy K. Smith and Sō Percussion in Paul Muldoon's Against the Grain series. Featuring Min Jin Lee.

Chosun Ilbo Asian Leadership Conference (Seoul), 15 May 2019

PEN World Voices Festival (New York, NY): "The High Cost of Education," 4 May 2019

A conversation between Min Jin Lee and Tara Westover, author of Educated


Carco Theatre (Renton, WA): "Meet the Author: Min Jin Lee," 3 May 2019


Hugo House (Seattle, WA): "Word Works: Min Jin Lee on Having Faith," 2 May 2019


Eat, Drink & Be Literary at BAMcafé, in partnership with the National Book Foundation (Brooklyn, NY), 1 May 2019

Moderated by Deborah Treisman, Fiction Editor of The New Yorker


Literary Lights: Associates of the Boston Public Library (Boston, MA), 28 April 2019


Midwest Literary Walk (Chelsea, MI), 27 April 2019


NYPL (New York, NY): One Book, One New York, 23 April 2019

Featuring​ Fatima Farheen Mirza, Nicholasa Mohr, Min Jin Lee, Patti Smith, Jacqueline Woodson, and Arianna Rebolini

NYPL Library Lunch (New York, NY), 18 April 2019

With Jennifer Egan and Colm Tóibín in conversation with David Remnick


Kirkland House, Harvard University (Cambridge, MA): "Conversations with Kirkland Presents: Min Jin Lee," 16 April 2019


Muse & Marketplace Writing Conference (Boston, MA): A Conversation with Min Jin Lee, 6 April 2019


Ridgewood Library (Ridgewood, NJ), 3 April 2019


Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures (Pittsburgh, PA), 1 April 2019 


Festival Neue Literatur (Powerhouse – Brooklyn, NY): “Another Country: Distant Lands Up Close and Personal,” 30 March 2019

With Daniela Emminger, Pierre Jarawan, Dana Grigorcea, and MIN JIN Lee, moderated by Liesl Schillinger

Just Buffalo Literary Center (Buffalo, NY), 24 March 2019 


Denison University (Granville, OH): "Beck Series presents Author Min Jin Lee," 7 March 2019


American University, 13 February 2019 


Harvard University (Cambridge, MA): "Are Koreans Human? Our Survival Powers, the Quest for Superpowers, and the Problem of Invulnerability," Julia S. Phelps Lecture at Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, 12 February 2019


Featured Speaker at The Inprint Poets & Writers Ball (Houston, TX), 2 February 2019

Boston University, 24 January 2019


Brickell Avenue Literary Society (Miami, FL): "Lunch with Min Jin Lee," 18 January 2019


Context Conversations at Poly Prep (Brooklyn, NY), 14 January 2019


Yale University (New Haven, CT), 29 November 2018

New York Public Library, Berg Collection (New York, NY): In Conversation with Bill Goldstein on Virginia Woolf and T.S. Eliot, 15 November 2018


JumpStart Fall Luncheon (New York, NY), 13 November 2018


An Unlikely Story Bookstore (Plainville, MA), 9 November 2018


Visiting Distinguished Writer series at Northeastern University (Boston, MA), 7 November 2018


The Literary Affairs Medici Foundation: The Beverly Hills Literary Escape at The Peninsula (Beverly Hills, CA), "The Familial Ties That Bind," 3 November 2018

Min Jin Lee, Madeline Miller, and Luis Alberto Urrea in conversation with Mark Sarvas

Temple Emanuel (Beverly Hills, CA): Beverly Hills High School PTSA Book Salon: "In Conversation with Min Jin Lee," 1 November 2018


MIT Starr Forum Series (Cambridge, MA), 30 October 2018

With Amy Carleton


Dayton Literary Peace Prize (Dayton, OH), 28 October 2018


Friends of the Hennepin County Library (Minneapolis, MN), 25 October 2018


Wall Street Journal Women in the Workplace (New York, NY): "Making the Leap," 23 October 2018

Georgetown University Law Center (Washington DC): "A Conversation with Min Jin Lee," 19 October 2018

University of California-Irvine, 18 October 2018

Literaturhaus (Frankfurt, Germany), 10 October 2018


Waterstones, Piccadilly (London, UK): Conversation with Erica Wagner, 8 October 2018


Times Cheltenham Literature Festival (UK), 5-14 October 2018

Wellesley College (Wellesley, MA): A Reading and Conversation with Min Jin Lee, 27 September 2018

In conversation with Professor Yu Jin Ko

Brooklyn Book Festival (Brooklyn, NY), 16 September 2018 

Turn of the Corkscrew's Inaugural Literary Tea at Molloy University (Rockville Centre, NY), 16 September 2018 

With Min Jin Lee, Marie Benedict, and George Pelecanos


Literary Death Match (Boston, MA), 11 September 2018


National Book Festival: Library of Congress (DC), 1 September 2018

Hampton Library Summer Author Series: Friday at Five (Bridgehampton, NY): "Min Jin Lee in Conversation with Bill McCuddy," 24 August 2018 


Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House NYU (New York, NY): Catapult “Don’t Write Alone,” 28 July 2018 


One Story, 26 July 2018 


Brooklyn Public Library: Whitman Circle, 20 June 2018


New York Public Library & National Book Foundation (New York, NY): "Tim Gunn and Min Jin Lee: Notes from the Reading Life," 8 June 2018 


Nantucket Book Festival (Nantucket, MA): Keynote Speaker, 16 June 2018


Lighthouse Writers Workshop (Denver, CO), 4-8 June 2018 

Book Expo America, May 2018


Dedee Shattuck Gallery (Westport, MA), 24 May 2018 


New Canaan Library (New Canaan, CT), 23 May 2018 

Credit Suisse Securities, 21 May 2018 


Korean American Community Foundation (KACF) Giving Summit (New York, NY): Featured Speaker, 19 May 2018 


Monmouth College (West Long Branch, NJ): 161st Commencement Address, 13 May 2018 


Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP (New York, NY), 17 May 2018


Miami Book Fair (Miami, FL): "Writing and Revision: Remember Your Inner Reader and Write Something Worth Reading: A Craft Talk by Min Jin Lee," 9 May 2018


Sydney Writers Festival (Sydney, Australia): Keynote Speaker of Opening Event, 30 April - May 6 2018


The Muse & the Marketplace Writing Conference Keynote Speaker, 6 April 2018


Ragdale Novel Affair (Lake Forest, IL), 28 April 2018


Harvard University: Mahindra Humanities Center, 25 April 2018 


Strand Books (New York, NY): Book Launch for Sofija Stefanovic's Miss Ex-Yugoslavia, 23 April 2018


Newtown Literary Alliance (Queens, NY): Fiction Writing Class, 21 April 2018


NYU Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House (New York, NY), 20 April 2018 

Readings by Min Jin Lee and student contributors to the NYU Creative Writing Program's undergraduate literary journal, West 10th


Writer’s Forum at Pratt Institute, April 2018 


Princeton Public Library (Princeton, NJ), 18 April 2018


Pasadena Festival of Women Authors (Pasadena, CA), April 2018


Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD): Symposium on Pachinko, 12 April 2018


Kinokuniya Bryant Park (New York, NY), 10 April 2018


Princeton Theological Seminary (Princeton, NJ): Keynote Speaker, 8 April 2018


Helen Zell Writers’ Program at the University of Michigan: Ruth Padel & Min Jin Lee, 5 April 2018


Patrick Henry College (Purcellville, VA): Newsmakers Series, March 2018


PEN America: Conversation with Jenn Baker on Sister Outsider at Strand Books (New York, NY), 27 March 2018.

The Wing: Book Club, 26 March 2018 


Philadelphia Free Library: Anna Badkhen & Min Jin Lee, 22 March 2018 


East Meadow Public Library (East Meadow, NY), 20 March 2018


Glen Cove Library (Glen Cove, NY): "Meet the Author: Min Jin Lee," 20 March 2018


Montclair Literary Festival (Montclair, NJ), 17 March 2018


Farm and Coast Market (South Dartmouth, MA), 15 March 2018 


Little City Books, March 2018


Greenwich Library (Greenwich, CT), 13 March 2018


University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ): Tucson Festival of Books, 11 March 2018

Mercantile Library (Cincinnati, Ohio), 6 March 2018

Coolidge Corner Public Library (Brookline, MA), 3 March 2018 


Amherst College LitFest (Amherst, MA), 1-3 March 2018 

Masterclass; Conversation with Min Jin Lee and Carmen Maria Machado


Politics & Prose at The Wharf (Washington, D.C.): Min Jin Lee in Conversation with Bethanne Patrick, 26 February 2018 


Shearman & Sterling LLP, 21 February 2018 


City of Asylum (Pittsburgh, PA), 20 February 2018


King’s Books (Tacoma, WA), 15 February 2018 


Powell’s City of Books (Portland, OR), 14 February 2018


Andaz Wall Street (New York, NY): PEN Parentis Salon, 13 February 2018 

With Jamie Brenner, Patty Dann, and Min Jin Lee


POWERHOUSE (Brooklyn, NY): Red Ink Series: ENVY, 8 February 2018 

Hosted by Michele Filgate with Jamie Quatro, Taylor Larsen, Rachel Lyon, Kate Tuttle, and Min Jin Lee


South Main Book Company, 6 February 2018 


Fiction Addiction (Greenville, South Carolina): Book Talk & Signing, 5 February 2018 


Tattered Cover Bookstore (Denver, CO): "Writers Respond to Readers," 3 February 2018

Featuring Min Jin Lee, Hari Kunzru, April Smith, and Thomas Mullen

Brazos Bookstore (Houston, TX), 1 February 2018 


Book Soup (Los Angeles, CA), 31 January 2018 

R.J. Julia Booksellers (Madison, CT), 25 January 2018


Bronxville Public Library & Sommer Center at Concordia College (Bronxville, NY), 23 January 2018


Morikami Museum (Delray Beach, FL), 11 January 2018


McNally Jackson (New York, NY), 22 January 2018


Trident Booksellers and Café (Boston, MA), 18 January 2018 

Reading and conversation with Daniel Ford and Sean Tuohy


Strand Books (New York, NY): Denis Johnson Tribute Reading, 17 January 2018

With Min Jin Lee, Alexander Chee, and Deborah Treisman


New York Public Library (New York, NY): Author Talks – "The Accusation: Dissident Fiction from North Korea," 16 January 2018

Readings, performances, and conversation featuring Min Jin Lee, Heinz Insu Fenkl, Theo Popov, Tony Asaro, Do Hee-yun, and Mythili Rao

Second Saturdays, 13 January 2018

LIC Bar (Queens, NY): LIC Reading Series, 9 January 2018

Featuring Gabe Habash, Min Jin Lee, and Joan Silver


Housing Works Bookstore Café (New York, NY): 8th Annual "What the Dickens," 16 December 2017


Strand Books (New York, NY): "PEN Out Loud: Reclaiming Our Time," 11 December 2017

Featuring Carmen Maria Machado, Min Jin Lee, and Morgan Jenkins


KoreanAmericanStory: Celebration of Korean American Women Authors, 8 December 2017


Little Red Elizabeth Irwin Literary Evening (New York, NY), 7 December 2017


Saint Ann’s School (Brooklyn, NY), 7 December 2017


Irish American Center Book Club, 4 December 2017 


Texas Book Festival (Austin, TX): Featured Gala Speaker, 3 November 2017


Books Are Magic (Brooklyn, NY), 29 November 2017 


Miami Book Fair, 12-19 November 2017


National Book Awards Finalists Reading (New York, NY), 14 November 2017


Hong Kong Literary Festival: "Meet with Min Jin Lee," 11 November 2017


Brandeis Book and Author Luncheon (Waltham, MA), 30 October 2017 

Featuring A.O. Scott, Lesley Stahl, and Min Jin Lee


The Collegiate School Authors’ Night (New York, NY), 24 October 2017 


Burley Fisher Books (London, UK): "A night of Korean food, drink and literature," 19 October 2017 


European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (London, UK), 19 October 2017 


Brattleboro Literary Festival (Brattleboro, VT), 12-15 October 2017 


Morristown Festival of Books (Morristown, NJ), 14 October 2017 


Bedford Free Library (Bedford, MA), 11 October 2017 

Irish Arts Center (New York, NY): Muldoon’s Picnic, 9 October 2017


The Center for Fiction (New York, NY), 7 October 2017 


Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan (Tokyo, Japan), 29 September 2017


Lynden Women’s Speaker Series (Milwaukee, WI), 28 September 2017 


702Wi (Madison, WI), 27 September 2017


Brooklyn Book Festival, 17 September 2017 


New Haven Free Public Library (New Haven, CT): Windham Campbell Prize Festival Panel Moderator, 13-15 September 2017 


Brisbane Writers Festival (Brisbane, Australia): "In conversation with Min Jin Lee," 6 September 2017 


Melbourne Writers Festival (Melbourne, Australia), 25 August - 3 September 2017 


Mitchell’s Book Corner (Nantucket, MA), 8 August 2017 


Martha’s Vineyard Book Festival, 4-6 August 2017

Introduced by Ambassador Caroline Kennedy


Sharon Summer Book Signing (Sharon, CT), 4 August 2017 


Cape Cod Literary Luncheon, 3 August 2017 


Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer, 19 July 2017 


East City Bookshop (Washington, D.C.), 22 June 2017


YaleWomen DC, 21 June 2017


Paul Weiss (Washington, D.C.), 20 June 2017


Sayers & Doers (New York), 12 June 2017


Hay Literary Festival (UK), 27 May 2017


Proskauer Rose LLP (New York, NY), 31 May 2017 

Asia House Bagri Foundation Literature Festival (London, UK), 9 - 26 May 2017 


Millbrook Literary Festival (Millbrook, NY): "Literary Brown Bag Luncheon with Min Jin Lee," 20 May 2017


Yale Club of New York City, 18 May 2017 


Jersey City Public Library (Jersey City, NJ): In Conversation with Alex Chang, 17 May 2017 

The Cosmopolitan Club (New York, NY): In Conversation with Stephana Bottom, 16 May 2017 

Center for Marketing Intelligence: Interpublic Group, 15 May 2017 


Crowell & Morning LLP, 11 May 2017 


Down Town Association, May 2017 


Short Stories Bookshop, 6 May 2017 


Book the Writer, 4 May 2017


PEN World Voices Festival: Gender & Power (New York, NY): "Literary Quest: Tenement Museum Edition," 3 May 2017

With Laurie Anderson, Teju Cole, Jennifer Egan, Vivian Gornick, Min Jin Lee, Lisa Ko, and Mariposa

JP Morgan, Asian Pacific American History Month, Featured Speaker, 2 May 2017


Papercuts JP (Boston, MA): Independent Bookstore Day, 29 April 2017


Benefit for Asian Women’s Giving Circle (New York, NY): In Conversation with Dr. Shinhee Han, 20 April 2017

Introduced by Hali Lee, the Founder and Executive Director of AWGC


New York Public Library: Immigrant Stories, 18 April 2017

With Simon Winchester


KGB Bar (New York, NY): Behind the Book, 13 April 2017


Pete’s Candy Store (Brooklyn, NY): Pete’s Reading Series, 6 April 2017 

With Katie Kitamura and Priscilla Becker

New York Society Library (New York, NY): In Conversation with Jeannette Watson Sanger, 30 March 2017.

Savoy Bookshop & Café (Westerly, RI), 27 March 2017 


The White Hart Inn (Salisbury, CT), 16 March 2017 

With WAMC's Joe Donahue


Tenement Museum and Asian American Writers' Workshop (New York): Min Jin Lee and Ken Chen, 15 March 2017


Institute Library, 8 March 2017

Elliott Bay Book Company (Seattle, WA), 7 March 2017 


New Jersey Launch (Barnes & Noble), 4 March 2017


Public Theater (New York, NY): Women of Letters, 3 March 2017

Featuring Min Jin Lee, Jo Firestone, Porochista Khakpour, Nancy Whang, and Ivy Woolf-Turk

Stanford University and Stanford Bookstore: Book Talk with Min Jin Lee, 25 February 2017

In conversation with Prof. Shelley Fisher Fishkin

Copperfield’s Books (Petaluma, CA): Lit Night with Min Jin Lee, 24 February 2017 

In conversation with Calvin Crosby


Vroman’s Bookstore, 22 February 2017 


Savannah Book Festival (Savannah, GA), 16 - 19 February 2017


Book Passage, 16 February 2017 


The Booksmith (San Francisco, CA), 15 February 2017

In conversation with Zyzzva Managing Editor, Oscar Villalon


BookBar, 14 February 2017 


Tattered Cover Bookstore (Denver, CO), 13 February 2017 


Odyssey Bookshop (South Hadley, MA), 11 February 2017 


Harvard Book Store (Cambridge, MA), 10 February 2017 

In conversation with Jeannie Suk Gersen


Savoy Bookshop and Café (Westerly, RI), 9 February 2017


Greenlight Bookstore (Brooklyn, NY): Brooklyn Launch, 8 February 2017

In conversation with Harold Augenbraum


Literary Death Match, 24 January 2017


American Library Association Midwinter Conference: Author Book Talk Luncheon, 21 January 2017


The Center for Fiction, 1 December 2016

Hachette Book Club Brunch (New York, NY), 22 October 2016

Northern California Independent Booksellers Association Fall Discovery Show, 9 October 2016


FIAF: French Institute Alliance Francaise: CineSalon Series, 4 October 2016 


New England Independent Booksellers Association Fall Conference, 22 September 2016


Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance (SIBA) Discovery Show, 16 September 2016


Asian American Writers' Workshop (New York, NY): "Asian Classics: Hong Gildong," 25 August 2016

With Minsoo Kang, Min Jin Lee, and Marie Myung-Ok Lee


Strand Books (New York): PEN America, 1 August 2016


KA Stories, 1 August 2016


Korean Community Center Gala (NJ): Keynote Speaker, 16 April 2016 


Yale University (New Haven, CT): "Crushes, Rebellion and Love: How Yale Made Me a Writer," 25 February 2016


Harvard Law School (Cambridge, MA): APALSA National Conference, 23 February 2013


Bryant Park Reading Room (New York, NY), June 2011


Waseda University (Tokyo, Japan), 19 - 20 May 2010

Hosted by Professor Fukuko Kobayashi


Seoul International Writers’ Conference (South Korea), May 2010 


Ewha University (South Korea): "Women, Displacement and Cultural Identity" Conference, 12 - 13 June 2009


U.S. Embassy—Tokyo American Center (Japan): "A Conversation with Min Jin Lee and Yuko Matsukawa," 28 May 2009


Shanghai International Literary Festival: "Late Bloomer or Freedom from Failure," 22 March 2009

Moderated by Andrew Yang


Man Hong Kong International Literary Festival, 14 March 2009

Asia Society (Hong Kong), 14 March 2009


American School in Japan (Tokyo, Japan), February 2009

Hands on Tokyo, November 2008 


World Women’s Forum (South Korea), October 2008


Book Club Tokyo, May 2008 


Junior League of Richmond, May 2008

San Francisco Dinner, April 2008 


Books Inc. (San Francisco, CA), April 2008


Warwick’s (La Jolla, CA), April 2008


LA Times Festival of Books, April 2008 


Stanford University, April 2008 


Loyola Marymount University (Los Angeles, CA), April 2008


Alabama Booksmith (Homewood, AL), April 2008 


Books & Books (Miami, FL), April 2008 


Olsson’s, April 2008 


International Immigrants Foundation, April 2008


Columbia University (New York, NY): Institute for Research on Women & Gender, 28 March 2008 

With Min Jin Lee, Nancy K. Miller, and Rebecca Traister. Moderated by Margo Jefferson.

Hamilton College (Hamilton, NY): Reading and Q&A with Professor Tina May Hall, 27 February 2008 


Tattered Cover Bookstore (Denver, CO), January 2008


Colony Club, January 2008


KACF/AWGC, January 2008


Miami Book Fair, November 2007


Johns Hopkins (SAIS) U.S.-Korea Institute (Baltimore, MD), November 2007


Loyola Marymount University (Los Angeles, CA): "Media Migrations: Gender, Representation and Cultural Movement(s)," 2 November 2007

Featuring Dionne Bennett, Frederick Moten, Nicole Hodges, and Min Jin Lee


University of Connecticut – Storrs (Mansfield, CT), October 2007


Yale University (New Haven, CT), October 2007


Happy Ending Music and Reading Series with Amanda Stern, 24 October 2007


Odyssey Bookshop (South Hadley, MA), August 2007


Bunch of Grapes Bookstore (Vineyard Haven, MA), August 2007


Buttonwood Books (Cohasset, MA), July 2007 


Bluestockings (New York, NY): Min Jin Lee and Rebecca Wolff for WSQ: Women's Studies Quarterly, 26 July 2007


Burgundy Books (East Haddam, CT), 14 July 2007 


Barnes & Noble at Lincoln Center (New York, NY): Conversation with David Henry Hwang, 11 July 2007


Politics and Prose (Washington, D.C.), July 2007 


Vroman’s Bookstore (Pasadena, CA), June 2007


Dutton’s Bookstore (Brentwood, CA), June 2007 


Sedge Thomson’s West Coast Live (San Francisco, CA), 23 June 2007 


Books Inc. (San Francisco, CA), June 2007


Book Passage (Bay Area, CA), June 2007


Asia Society of Northern California and Green Apple Books (San Francisco, CA), June 2007


The National Arts Club (New York, NY): PAGE Series, 14 June 2007 

With Min Jin Lee, Manuel Muñoz, and Helena María Viramontes


Borders (Fort Lee, New Jersey), June 2007 


Mo Pitkin’s (New York, NY), June 2007

BookExpo America, 31 May - 3 June 2007


Asia Society, May 2007


In the Flesh Reading Series, May 2007


KGB Bar (New York, NY), April 2007


Class of 2007 Reading Series, Boxcar Lounge (New York, NY), February 2007

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