photo by janice karam chung

she/they

is a writer and editor from queens, ny, currently based in the hudson valley (ancestral lands of the Esopus peoples of Lenapehoking).

they are the current and founding editor of The Amp at Asian American Arts Alliance, as well as the editor of Hyundai Artlab Editorial. her writing covers art, ecology, and asian diaspora.

previously, she worked as an associate editor for Artsy covering news and the art market.  they also worked for the PR firm, Cultural Counsel and co-founded the experimental environmental journalism platform, Silica Mag.

in a previous life, they played in a band called Teen Body. she also cooks food for people sometimes. 

work status:
closed for freelance assignments


︎ cv
︎ shannyown@gmail.com
︎ shannonlee@aaartsalliance.org
︎ @shannpo


photo by janice karam chung.


she/they


is a writer and editor currently based in kingston, new york (ancestral lands of the Esopus peoples of Lenapehoking). they are the current and founding editor of The Amp at Asian American Arts Alliance, as well as the editor of Artlab Editorial. her writing covers art, ecology, and asian diaspora. in particular, they are interested in cultural practices that reframe/reclaim our relationship to nature.

she is a co-founder of the experimental environmental journalism platform, Silica Mag and used to play in a band called Teen Body. they also cook sometimes.

work status:

closed for freelance assignments

︎ shannyown@gmail.com
︎ shannonlee@aaartsalliance.org
︎ @shannpo
cooking shannpo!

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goshen green farm dinner

a pop-up farm-to-table korean dinner hosted by goshen green farm in goshen, ny. 
menu included assorted jeon stuffed with tofu, watermelon water kimchi, napa cabbage kimchi, doenjang jjigae, fire-grilled smallhold soy-marinated mushrooms, galbi, and sujeonghwa granita.

 



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club mugwort  

a pop-up event in collaboration with jessandra london at le jardin, a community garden in bed-stuy, brooklyn celebrating mugwort. i served mugwort icecream with mugwort injeolmi tteok (ricecakes covered in soy bean powder) and jessandra hosted a mugwort dye workshop.
 







updated april 2023