Writing

Vogue
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On page 99 of Free Food for Millionaires, my main character Casey Han is smoking on the roof of her friend Ella Shim’s apartment building. It is Sunday morning, and Casey can’t decide whether or not …

The Page 99 Test
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When I was growing up in Korea, my dad was a marketing executive—whatever that means.

Largehearted Boy: Book Notes Archives
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When I was growing up, my mother always earned money. In Korea, she taught piano to the local children, and in America, she worked alongside my father at their small wholesale jewelry shop in …

Moleskinerie
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Biblical Illiteracy or Reading the Bestseller. Writers Often Agree That the Bible Is a Good Book. OPINION By MIN JIN LEE

ABC News
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Published in Breeder - Real Life Stories from the New Generation of Mothers

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Published in To Be Real, edited by Rebecca Walker

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Axis of Happiness won the 2004 Narrative Prize from Narrative Magazine.

Narrative Magazine
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The novel Free Food for Millionaires was released by Warner Books May 2007.

Narrative Magazine
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Tokyo, 1979 Etsuko Nagatomi loved all three of her children, but she did not love them all the same. Being a mother had taught her that this kind of emotional injustice was perhaps inevitable. By …

The Missouri Review
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