News & Notes
Kim appears in a new short video produced by WETA (PBS), called "Finding My Mother, Finding Myself," about her quest to better connect with her Vietnamese mother and understand her own heritage and, by extension, the Vietnamese experience in the Washington, DC, area.
Kim's story on an engineered wetland at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center appears in the July issue of Landscape Architecture magazine.
The sensory experience of death is the subject of Kim's micro-essay, called "The Perfume of the Dying," for Thread Literary's flash nonfiction site Stitch.
Kim's personal essay "Mary's Rock"--a story of overcoming fear--appears in a new anthology called Roar: True Tales of Women Warriors, now available in print on Amazon and BN.com (and in Kindle format on Amazon). Book sales benefit the National Network to End Domestic Violence.
The unFold poetry zine has published Kim's poem, "This Starred Place," and paired it with a stunning work of art.
Vietnam in Washington, WETA-TV
Washington, DC, viewing area
Airing September 22nd and 29, 2017
Kim appears in a half-hour television program designed to coincide with the broadcast of Ken Burns' newest documentary, The Vietnam War. Along with other scholars, veterans, and civilians, Kim discusses the impact of the war on the nation's capital.
Roar Anthology Book Launch
Kim appeared with other authors anthologized in the new book Roar: True Tales of Women Warriors and read from her essay, "Mary's Rock."
Echoes of Little Saigon Radio Show
Kim appeared on WERA/Arlington Radio's "Melting Pot" program talking about Vietnamese heritage and Little Saigon (click here to link to the program).
Moderator, National Parks Artist-in-Residence Panel
AWP Annual Conference, Washington, D.C.
Kim moderated a discussion among a panel of writers who have served as artists-in-residence in national parks.
Art & Words @ Studio Pause
Kim read her essay, "Mother Tongue," at Studio Pause in Arlington, VA. The piece was also the "Essay of the Week" on the This I Believe podcast.