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Hi, I’m Seayoung (pronounced SHEE young). I’m a playwright who often writes about gross obsessions, strangeness, and Asian America. My play Jar of Fat, a darkly comedic Korean American fairy tale about the allure and dangers enmeshed within the quest for beauty and thinness, is the winner of the 2022 Yale Drama Series Prize.

photos from my previous works

Do It For Umma
Theatre Off Jackson
Dangerpants Photography

seayoung yim

playwright

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