i am an arts journalist, book critic, and poet living in los angeles. my research interests focus primarily on literary modernity and the national security state, cold war studies, and the koreas. 

my journalistic career began in the arts beat and has detoured in politics and science coverage over the years. i've also worked in diplomatic speechwriting on northeast asia, alliance management, and trade. i have served as an editor on a variety of editorial and other projects including ngo reports (EU externalities, sustainability, foreign policy, migration, international cooperation, arms trade) and history textbooks (korean war, economic development of south korea, south korea-us alliance).

to inquire regarding writing, editing, or research assistance, email: lucy.tiven@gmail.com or @lucytiven on twitter.