My Child Has a Disability. What Will Her Education Be Like This Year?

“We’re starting the school year with few details about how our fourth grader’s needs will be met.” Millions of disabled students are adjusting to online learning, and the support services that parents have fought for are now at risk.

Published: Sep 15, 2020
Length: 10 minutes (2,632 words)

Mourning at the Magic Kingdom

A day after burying her father after his sudden death at age 67, Nicole Chung and her young family go on a long-planned vacation to Disney World, where she finds that making new family memories is one way to honor old family memories.

Source: Slate
Published: Sep 25, 2018
Length: 12 minutes (3,151 words)

How to Write a Memoir While Grieving

A personal essay in which Nicole Chung contemplates loss, adoption, and working on a book her late father won’t get to see.

Source: Longreads
Published: Mar 1, 2018
Length: 11 minutes (2,845 words)

Kristi Yamaguchi, Unlaced

Nicole Chung interviews figure skater Kristi Yamaguchi about her life after winning at the 1992 Olympics, being the only Asian-American Olympic gold medalist in figure skating, representation in sports and the media, and the Always Dream Foundation — the early childhood literacy organization she founded.

Source: Shondaland
Published: Jan 3, 2018
Length: 13 minutes (3,406 words)

Amy Tan on Writing and the Secrets of Her Past

Nicole Chung interviews novelist Amy Tan about her parents’ secrets, whether her late father might have voted for Donald Trump, and her new memoir, Where the Past Begins: A Writer’s Memoir.

Source: Shondaland
Published: Oct 16, 2017
Length: 10 minutes (2,556 words)

Magic Can Be Normal

In an effort to help her eight-year-old daughter see herself — an Asian American girl — in popular culture, Nicole Chung takes her to see Desdemona Chiang’s race-conscious production of The Winter’s Tale at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.

Source: Hazlitt
Published: Jul 18, 2017
Length: 10 minutes (2,560 words)