Terry Hong is the former Media Arts Consultant for the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program. She served as the project director of the 2003 Smithsonian Korean American Centennial Commemoration and created the Korean American Centennial Commemoration Curriculum Guide. She remains the resident BookDragon Blogger as an official APAP volunteer.
Terry writes frequently about books, theater, film, and the Asian Pacific American experience. Terry's publication credits include American Theatre magazine, The Bloomsbury Review, Christian Science Monitor, Dallas Morning News, Library Journal, The New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, and The Washington Post. She was the theater and books editor for aMagazine: Inside Asian America and the books columnist for AsianWeek.
She co-authored two books, Eastern Standard Time: A Guide to Asian Influence on American Culture from Astro Boy to Zen Buddhism with Jeff Yang and Dina Gan, and What Do I Read Next? Multicultural Edition with Rafaela G. Castro, Edith Maureen Fisher, and David Williams. Chapter credits include Notable Asian Americans edited by Helen Zia and Susan B. Gall; The Asian American Almanac edited by Irene Natividad and Susan B. Gall; The Columbia Companion to American History on Film: How Introduction to Ethnic Studies: A Reader edited by Philip Q. Yang; and Active Reading Skills edited by Kathleen McWhorter.