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Book Exploder Podcast, August 2022.

"The Immigrant Experience (with Min Jin Lee)," Stay Tuned with Preet Podcast, May 2022.

Well-Read Black Girl with Glory Edim: Min Jin Lee's Journey of Resistance, February 2022.

LA Times "Asian Enough" Podcast, May 2021.

"Time to Walk with Min Jin Lee," AppleFitness, March 2021.

"On Speaking and Power," Sun Valley Writers’ Conference, July 2019

"Writer Min Jin Lee on Life as an Immigrant at Elite Colleges – and in America," WBUR On Point, June 2019.

Midwest Literary Walk, Detroit Today, April 2019

"Episode 254: Live from Trident Booksellers and Café with Pachinko Author Min Jin Lee," January 2018 

Interview on Slate's The Gist Podcast, November 2017.

"Min Jin Lee on the untold story of Koreans in Japan," CBC Radio Writers & Company, October 2017.

Times Literary Supplement Podcast, 2017

"The Book Show #1506 – Min Jin Lee," WAMC, May 2017. 

"Min Jin Lee – Pachinko Author of the Week on Radio Gorgeous with Donna Freed," Radio Gorgeous, May 2017.

"Min Jin Lee and Julianne Pachico Talk to Lena de Casparis," Hay Festival, May 2017.

"Róisín Meets Podcast: Author Min Jin Lee on being rejected and taking her time to write," The Irish Times, May 2017.

"Podcast #174: Immigrant Stories: Min Jin Lee and Simon Winchester," New York Public Library Podcast, April 2017.

"Interview with Min Jin Lee," Reading Women Podcast, March 2017.

Books & Arts (Australia), RN ABC, March 2017.

"Episode 93: Min Jin Lee on the History of Korean Families in Japan," Lit Up Podcast, March 2017.

Otherppl with Brad Listi Podcast: Episode 455, March 2017.

PW Radio 213Publishers Weekly Radio, February 2017.

"One Korean Family, Four Generations Later," WNYC The Leonard Lopate Show, February 2017.

"Min Jin Lee Discusses her New Novel," The New York Times Book Review Podcast, February 2017.

BookTalk with Cyd Oppenheimer (Episode 34)

ProBookNerds Podcast: Adam Sockel and Min Jin Lee discuss Pachinko

NYT Podcast: Lisa Schillinger on Min Jin Lee, July 2007

Viewpoint with Jean Dean, November 2013.

"Min Jin Lee Reads from 'Free Food for Millionaires,'" NPR Fresh Air, July 2007.


US Embassy Seoul, August 2022.

Author Min Jin Lee's pick for #NYPLSummerBookshelf, June 2022.

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

"Asian American rights 40 years after Vincent Chin's murder," PBS NewsHour, June 2022.

Eva Chen & Min Jin Lee in Conversation at Tory Burch Foundation Embrace Ambition Summit, June 2022.

"Juju Chang, AANHPI women discuss violent anti-Asian attacks, how to embrace strength," ABC News, May 2022.

"Free Food for Thought: A Conversation with Min Jin Lee" at Yale Schwarzman Center, April 2022

"Artists Surviving and Thriving in Recent Times" at Harvard Radcliffe Institute, March 2022

"Ryûsuke Hamaguchi & Min Jin Lee on Drive My Car, Grief, and Silence" at Lincoln Center, March 2022

Speech at Justice For Asian Women Rally NYC, March 2022.

"Writers Are Reaching for Our Thorns; the Thorns Which Define Our Entire Being," The Metropolitan Museum of Art, January 2022.

Virtual Celebration of Be Love Day – In conversation with Bernice A. King, Kelisha B. Graves, and Jose Antonio Vargas, King Center, July 2021

Clint Smith discusses How the Word Is Passed with Min Jin Lee, Harvard Bookstore, June 2021.

Queens Public Library's Virtual Gala, June 2021

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

Ursinus College Commencement, May 2021

Jonny Sun with Min Jin Lee at The Booksmith, May 2021

"Senator Mazie Hirono and Min Jin Lee: Heart of Fire," The Strand, May 2021

NYC Mayor's Press Conference, May 2021.

"On Reading: Shirley Hazzard's The Transit of Venus," Center for Fiction, March 2021.

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

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

Conversation with Minari director and writer Lee Isaac Chung, Asian American Writers' Workshop, January 2021 

"The Great Gatsby, feat. Min Jin Lee and Jennifer Buehler," Greenlight Bookstore, January 2021

"Simply New York: Writing the City," New York Public Library, December 2020

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

Pop-up Reading at the New York Public Library, October 2020

"The American Dream: Whose Myth? Whose Reality?", Dayton Literary Peace Prize: Turn the Page with Viet Thanh Nguyen and Gilbert King, October 2020.

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

Girls Write Now Graduation Gala, June 2020

Musings & Writings: Asian-American Voices, Talks at Google, June 2020.

Puzzle Corner with David Kwong, May 2020

"Art in the Time of Coronavirus," Asia Society New York, May 2020

An Author a Day with Beowulf Sheehan, April 2020

Singapore Writers Festival, November 2019


Edwidge Danticat and Ann Patchett, 92Y Unterberg Poetry Center, September 2019

Introductions by Natalya Handal and Min Jin Lee

DeMott Lecture 2019, Amherst College, September 2019


"The Cost of an Education," PEN America World Voices Festival, May 2019 

"Are Koreans Human?" Lecture, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University, February 2019.

M.I.T. Starr Forum Series, October 2018

"Making the Leap," Wall Street Journal Women in the Workplace Conference, October 2018.

2018 Dayton Literary Peace Prize Runner-Up in Fiction Acceptance Speech, October 2018.

"A Reading and Conversation with Min Jin Lee," Wellesley College, September 2018

National Book Festival: Library of Congress, September 2018

PBS NewsHour: Making Kimchi with Mom, July 2018.

PBS NewsHour: Interview with Jeff Brown (Video II), July 2018.

PBS NewsHour: Interview with Jeff Brown (Video I), July 2018.

"Tim Gunn and Min Jin Lee: Notes from the Reading Life," New York Public Library, June 2018.

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

Korean American Community Foundation (KACF) Giving Summit Featured SpeakerMay 2018 

Monmouth College 161st Commencement Address, May 2018 

The Muse & the Marketplace Keynote, April 2018.

Book Launch for Sofija Stefanovic's Miss Ex-Yugoslavia at Strand Books, April 2018

Pasadena Festival of Women Authors, April 2018

Kinokuniya NYC, April 2018

Patrick Henry College Newsmakers Series, March 2018

PEN America: Conversation with Jenn Baker on Sister Outsider, March 2018.

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

Bronxville Public Library & Sommer Center at Concordia College, January 2018

Denis Johnson Tribute Reading at Strand Books, January 2018

Min Jin Lee at Associated Writing Programs (AWP) 2018PBS

"PEN Out Loud: Reclaiming Our Time," Strand Books, December 2017

Celebration of Korean American Women Authors, December 2017

2017 Miami Book Fair, November 2017.

"When we talk about North Korea, we forget what's happening to its people," PBS NewsHour Video Essay, October 2017.

Martha's Vineyard Book Festival 2017, Introduction by Ambassador Caroline Kennedy, August 2017

"Pachinko with Min Jin Lee & Kevin Chen" at the Tenement Museum, Asian American Writers' Workshop, July 2017.

Asian American Life Interview, CUNY TV, May 2017.

"Min Jin Lee Discusses Her Acclaimed Novel 'Pachinko,'" Weatherhead East Asian Institute (Columbia University), April 2017.

In Conversation with Jeannette Watson Sanger at the New York Society Library, March 2017.

Asian American Writers' Workshop: Min Jin Lee and Ken Chen at Tenement Museum, March 2017

Min Jin Lee, Tanwi Nandini Islam, Alden Jones, and Sonya Chung in conversation about the "modern family," The Center for Fiction, December 2016.


"The Story of Hong Gildong: A Conversation with Minsoo Kang, Marie Lee and Min Jin Lee about perhaps the most important story of Korea," Asian American Writers' Workshop, October 2016.

Korean Community Center Keynote Address, April 2016

Junot Diaz and Min Jin Lee in Conversation at Asian American Literary FestivalOctober 2011.

Man Hong Kong International Literary Festival, March 2009

"Interview with Min Jin Lee," Fallout NYC, May 2008.

Free Food for Millionaires Trailer, Hachette 2010

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