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  • Other Writing


    Poetry Pact, volume I
    An anthology of poetry. June 2012.

    Cemetery at Dusk; Antonia's Grave; A Question of Death. Some Graveyard Poetry I wrote on a dare, featured on the Friday The Thirteeners Blog.

    An Infinite Fraction
    Journal of General Internal Medicine
    April 10, 2010 25(7):754

    They Were Beautiful Once
    Canadian Medical Association Journal
    Oct 27, 2009 doi:10.1503/cmaj.090712

    Canadian Medical Association Journal
    August 10, 2010 doi:10.1503/cmaj.100434

    Omaha World Herald, Nov 24, 2008
    PDF pending

    Filling the Empty Room Anthology
    Morpo Press 2009


    My September 11th: An essay on the my 9/11 experience, when I was a medical chief resident at Bellevue Hospital, NYC and nearly eight months pregnant with my first child.

    On Being Bullied: A personal experience, and a tribute to my mom during a difficult time.

    The First Wake: On attending my very first wake--not of a family member, but of a favorite patient. JAMA. 2009;301(5):467-468.

    The Veil: In NYC's Bellevue hospital, an experience tending to a young, dying patient. Annals of Internal Medicine. 2006;145:932.

    A Lost Aunt: While interviewing my father for a family history project, I learned of an aunt that died at the same age as my own youngest child. CMAJ. June 29, 2011 doi:10:1503/cmaj.101686




The Lincoln Journal Star reviews Quackery: A Brief History of the Worst Ways to Cure Everything

A Brief History of Eating Humans: An Excerpt and Conversation With Dr. Lydia Kang

Lydia talks with the New Books Network podcast about Quackery: A Brief History of the Worst Ways to Cure Everything

BookRiot Lists A Beautiful Poison on their 16 Must-Read Recent and Backlist YA Novels Set In New York

Lydia Discusses Weird and Morbid Medical Treatments on the CBS Morning Podcast

Lydia Talks About The ‘Murderous’ Medical Practice of the 18th Century on Science Friday

Lydia Kang Answers Five Questions with Author Deborah Blum

LOCUS Magazine names The November Girl a Best Book of 2017

Gladiator Blood and Liquid Gold: Good for what ails you?

The internist who pens YA fiction novels about magic and medicine

Lydia explains insane vagina advice women got through history to Cosmo

Lydia talks QUACKERY on The Baltimore Sun’s podcast, Roughly Speaking with Dan Rodricks

The November Girl named as a Best Young Adult Book of 2017 by Bustle

Science Friday on NPR names QUACKERY is a Best Science Book of 2017

Lydia talks QUACKERY on CSPAN’s BookTalk

Watch Lydia’s TEDxOmaha talk “The Truth About Quackery”

The Lincoln Journal Star reviews “A BEAUTIFUL POISON

On The Record with Sheila Kast interviews Lydia on “Medical Oddities and Morbid Curiosities”

Kirkus Reviews – The November Girl Book Review

Hypable’s The November Girl Book Review: A Beautiful Tale of Magical Realism

Historical Novel Society Reviews A BEAUTIFUL POISON

Lapham’s Quarterly’s Arsenic and Old Leeches: Three Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Consult 19th Century WebMD Archives

The Toronto’s Mercury Was Considered A Cure—Until It Killed You

KMTV’s The Morning Blend Interviews Dr. Lydia Kang

CBC Radio’s From Arsenic to Goat Glands: A History of the World’s Worst Medical Cures

UK Daily Mail’s The Quackery Cures of Yesteryear

Buzzfeed’s You Might Be A Mad Scientist Quiz

Time Magazine’s Real Historical Treatments That Doctor’s Used To Think Were Good For You

Mental Floss’s 5 Dubious Historical Antidotes for Poisoning (And What Actually Works)

Omaha World Herald Fall Book Preview

5 Star Review by Gotham City Times

NPR Weekend Edition with Renee Montagne

CBS Boston’s The TJ Show discusses Quackery

Historical Novels – Your Research To Do List on Writer UnBoxed

How It Happened guest post for The Big Thrill

Omaha World Herald asks why our ancestors believed medical Quackery

Mindy McGinnis’s podcast interview on writing across genres, and the publishing process.

“A Matter of Perspective” What to look for in the opening pages of a book.

Review of CONTROL in Iowa’s Nonpareil Newspaper

Interview for the John H. Ames Reading Series for the Jane Pope Geske Nebraska Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors.

Nebraska Public Radio interview with fellow Omaha YA author, Tonya Kuper.

KMTV’s The Morning Blend interview on Catalyst, science, and more.

Omaha World Herald reviews Catalyst: “Excitement, Good Themes, More in Omaha Author’s Latest.”

Lydia is featured on Glitter Magazine’s “Author Crush Friday” and their #SelfLove video campaign.

Read Lydia’s article on Designing Superbabies, as well as an excerpt from CATALYST on

Nebraska Public Radio interview on her dual medical and writing career.

Lydia teaches at the La Vista Library Teen Writing Workshop

Omaha World Herald: Omahan Lydia Kang’s ‘Control’ a book about science, sisterhood and more

Huffpost Books: Young Adult Science Fiction That Will Get Readers Psyched about Science

Buzzfeed: 18 Weird Things that Authors Do

The New Twilight? What Inspired YA Novelist Lydia Kang’s CONTROL in Mochi Magazine

Lydia Kang is in Control in Omaha Magazine

How a Doctor and Lawyer Ended Up Writing Young Adult Novels in Hyphen Magazine

Beth Revis’ “Top 10 Modern YA Science Fiction Novels” on Bookshelves of Doom

“When Medical School Meets Creative Writing Class” Omaha World Herald

“Poets Packed the House” Omaha World Herald

25 Things You Might Not Know About  Me

Advice on writing at WriteOnCon and Ink & Angst.

The First Sale, Expectation vs Reality on YA Highway.