Anne Kim

Anne Kim is a writer, lawyer, and public policy expert with a long career in Washington, DC–based think tanks working in and around Capitol Hill. She is also a contributing editor at Washington Monthly, where she was a senior writer. Her work has appeared in the Washington Post, Governing,, the Wall Street Journal, Democracy, and numerous other publications. The author of Abandoned: America’s Lost Youth and the Crisis of Disconnection (The New Press), she lives in northern Virginia.

News and Reviews

The Crime Report

Read a Q&A interview with Abandoned author Anne Kim in The Crime Report.

A Conversation on Abandoned

Watch a powerful conversation with author Anne Kim about her work in Abandoned and the young people behind her research.

Washington Monthly

“[A] remarkably important book .. [Anne Kim] writes with a quiet anger [and] has set the table for a much-needed conversation about a population of young people neglected for far too long.”

Kirkus Reviews

Read a starred review of Anne Kim’s “powerful nonfiction debut” in Kirkus Reviews.


Books by Anne Kim

America’s Lost Youth and the Crisis of Disconnection

Anne Kim