News & Notes
Kim's feature story on natural resources and the Appalachian Trail, called "Resilient By Nature," appears in the Fall 2021 issue of AT Journeys magazine. This summer the Appalachian Trail Conservancy also asked Kim to muse about trail beauty for their blog: "Beauty is something we experience spiritually, intuitively, and viscerally."
Kim has been awarded a grant from Arlington County, Virginia, to write a book called The Arlington Table: A Celebration of Food, Family, and Community, a collection of essays about the ways food enriches people's lives, for which she will serve as the editor and a contributing writer.
Three new memorials in Washington, D.C. are the focus of Kim's latest Landscape Architecture feature. Kim also recorded an "audio postcard" about the WWI Memorial for National Parks Traveler.
Al Jazeera English published Kim's profile of anti-hunger advocate Rebecca Middleton. AJE sent out the story to its 6 million Twitter followers and 13 million Facebook followers. (Illustration by Jawahir Al-Naimi and Muaz Kory)
Kim wrote about the future of Confederate monuments on national parkland for National Parks Traveler. It broke the publication's record for comments.
Kim talked about science writing and curiosity for the podcast Choose to Be Curious, which airs on WERA 96.7 FM in the Arlington, Virginia, listening area.
Kim's poem, "Touching Down, Runway 1-19," appears in the anthology Written in Arlington, a book of poetry about Arlington, Virginia, published by Paycock Press.
Kim's 2018 artist's residency at Acadia National Park resulted in this newly published essay, called "Regeneration."
The science publication Undark published Kim's article about light pollution and astrotourism, which grew out of Kim's artist's residency at Acadia National Park. The piece was republished in Atlas Obscura and Mother Jones.
Widening the Lens: Diversifying Nature Writing
AWP Conference (Association of Writers & Writing Programs), Philadelphia, PA
Back to Nature: Reading, Writing, and Journaling
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (six-week class)
Johns Hopkins University
The Eden Center: Reconciling Past and Future
Goucher College M.A. in Historic Preservation Conference
July 31, 2021
The Storytellers: Giving Agency to Your Ancestors
Virtual Panel Discussion
The Library of Virginia
May 6, 2021
Moderator, A Q&A With Novelist Marita Golden
Sponsored by Johns Hopkins University's Master's in Science Writing Program
Northern Virginia's Vietnamese Community
The Society for City and Regional Planning History November 2019
The Saving Grace of Spring Rolls
The Library of Virginia, Richmond, VA
Vietnamese Heritage and Immigration
American University, Washington, DC
Acadia National Park Writing Workshop
National Parks Artist-in-Residence Panel
AWP Conference, Washington, D.C.