In addition to her debut collection of personal essays, Twenty-One Years Young, Amy Dong's work has been published in various anthologies and magazines. As senior editor of NYU's The Call for Corporate Action, she also helped publish this magazine for three years.
THE BEST TEEN WRITING OF 2016
The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
"HOPING FOR DISASTER"
National Gold Medal, Critical Essay
© 2016 Alliance for Young Artists & Writers
"With so many digital outlets constantly bombarding us with information, we can’t help but feel drawn to sensationalized media. It is incendiary, offensive, stupefying, and enchanting.
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By capturing our attention with exaggeration—startling headlines, shocking graphics, Twitter Moments, and Facebook’s “trending” bar—sensationalized news essentially renders objective journalism obsolete."
THE CALL FOR CORPORATE ACTION
New York University, Stern School of Business
Vol. 5 | Spring 2018
"More than a quarter of all food produced worldwide is never eaten, and the worst offender of food waste by far is the United States. From farm to fork, Americans throw away about 40 percent—approximately $165 billion worth—of safe, edible food each year."
Food waste in the United States starts and ends with the choices that a consumer makes. Amy Dong explores a way that the leading organic supermarket chain, Whole Foods, can change consumer preferences to promote the purchase of "unwanted" food.