Hannah Bae

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Hannah Bae (she/her) is a freelance journalist and nonfiction writer. Her work was published in the anthology (Don’t) Call Me Crazy: 33 Voices Start the Conversation About Mental Health and The Monocle Travel Guide to Seoul. Her bylines include The Washington Post, CNN, Eater, the AP and more. She writes stories about Korean American culture and identity, and she is at work on a memoir. Hannah was a 2019 fellow at Asian American Writers' Workshop and president of Asian American Journalists Association's NY chapter from 2018-2019. She's on Twitter at @hanbae and on Instagram at @hannahbae.


Cover Photo: An image of someone in a movie theatre watching the Lee Chang-dong film Peppermint Candy
Finding a Way to My Father Through ‘Peppermint Candy’

Could knowing his pain impart some truth to my understanding of my own life?

May 18, 2021
Cover Photo: An image of a girl  sitting on a bed reading,  while out of the book comes an  image of a rendering of the Gwangju uprising—soldiers with gun,  people on the floor, a red  ground.
From Haunting to Healing: On the Gwangju Uprising and ‘Human Acts’

To this day, I don’t know how my father experienced the Gwangju uprising.

May 18, 2020