Anne Kim

Anne Kim is a writer based in northern Virginia and the author of Abandoned: America’s Lost Youth and the Crisis of Disconnection, forthcoming in 2020. She was special projects editor at the Washington Monthly in 2013 and senior writer from 2015 to 2018.


Closing the Preschool Gap at Home

By the time kindergarten starts, wealthy kids already have a major head start over their low-income peers. A novel program hopes to change that.

Minority Retort

In the era of Trump, congressional Democrats should practice “strategic co-opposition.”

Time to Abolish Cash Bail

It doesn’t keep dangerous criminals off the streets. It just keeps the poor in jail—and finance companies rolling in profits.