Michelle Hyun Kim is a writer, editor, and curator based in Brooklyn.


My writing on music and culture has been published by New York Magazine, GQ JapanRolling Stone, NPR Music, Teen Vogue, W Magazine, and other outlets.

Before I went full-time freelance in 2021, I was an editor at Them and staff writer at Pitchfork. In 2022, I won an NLGJA Award for my long-form profile of Japanese Breakfast’s Michelle Zauner in Them.

I’m now working part-time as a copyeditor at The Guardian US. I’m also a contributor at the agency Third Bridge Creative, where I research and analyze trends in music and digital culture.

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