About Annie Tan

Annie Tan, Chinatown, Smelliest Block in NYC, storyteller, Cindy Trinh
Credit: Cindy Trinh

Annie Tan is an educator, storyteller, writer, speaker, and activist based in New York City. Annie’s work as an educator and advocate has been featured in The New York Times, Huffington Post, The New Republic, PBS’ Asian Americans, and twice on The Moth Radio Hour. Annie is currently working on her first book, a memoir.

You can find Annie on Twitter and Instagram at annietangent. Annie is available for speaking engagements and storytelling events: you can see more about Annie’s speaking here. To contact Annie, email at annietangent@gmail.com or fill out this contact form.

Selected Media

As featured in CityLab‘s “How To Protect the Asian American Community” (April 20, 2021) Illustration by Ariel Aberg-Riger

Podcasts and Audio:

Listen to Annie’s Stories:

Listen to Interviews with Annie:

Annie Tan, Kevin Penczak for The Moth, Storyteller, Storytelling, Vincent Chin, Lily Chin, The Moth, The Moth Mainstage
Kevin Penczak for The Moth


Watch Annie’s Stories:

Annie Tan, Haruka Sakaguchi for the New York Times, Interview, Education, Teacher, Asian American, Elite Admissions, SHSAT, Specialized High School Test, Brooklyn Tech, New York Times
Haruka Sakaguchi for
The New York Times

Articles and Writing

Articles Written by Annie:

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Contact Annie:

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