Jessica is a medical student and writer, with a background in both science and literature. She’s interested in the intersections of health, popular media and diversity.
Topics she’s covered include: pop culture, diversity in publishing, media, and healthcare, and Asian-American representation.
She’s currently based in the Philadelphia area. Her hobbies include: exploring and eating her way through whatever city she’s in, making DIY projects and going down internet rabbit holes.
A LITTLE BIT MORE
Jessica Yang started writing about books in 2009 and since then, she’s written for Huffington Post, Los Angeles Review of Books, and more. In 2017, she rebranded her blog to By Jessica Yang. In addition to writing, she has a background in science, doing biomedical research in labs across the country.
Currently, Jessica is interested in intersectionalities– diversity & media, health & representation and more.