Melissa Hung is a writer and journalist. Her essays and reported stories have appeared in NPR, Vogue, Longreads, Pacific Standard, and Catapult, where she writes a column about chronic pain called “Pain in the Brain.” A former newspaper reporter, she is the founding editor in chief of Hyphen. Melissa also directed WritersCorps, a nationally-recognized arts education program. She is a VONA fellow and the recipient of an individual artist grant from the San Francisco Arts Commission. A native of Houston, she lives in San Francisco where she enjoys recycling and composting, but misses Tex-Mex and cafeterias.
Likes: cheese, chilaquiles, bargains, faux fur
Dislikes: water getting stuck in your ear after swimming
KERA’s Think — with Krys Boyd
Southern Fried Asian — with Keith Chow
Angry Reader of the Week — Angry Asian Man
Believe the Hyph — SFGate
melissa@melissahung [dot] xyz