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Tao Lin

American novelist

1983   -  

genre: novel, poetry, essay
country of citizenship: United States of America
language of expression: English
educated at: New York University
occupation: novelist, writer, poet
influenced by: Ann Beattie, Lydia Davis

Tao Lin (林韜) is an American novelist, poet, essayist, short-story writer, and artist. He has published three novels, a novella, two books of poetry, a collection of short stories and a memoir as well as an extensive assortment of online content. His third novel, Taipei, was published by Vintage on June 4, 2013. His nonfiction book, Trip: Psychedelics, Alienation, and Change, was published by Vintage on May 1, 2018. Lin is working on his next novel, Leave Society, which he anticipates will be published by Vintage in 2020 or 2021.In November 2008 Lin founded Muumuu House, an independent publishing house, and in 2010 he co-founded MDMAfilms, an independent film production company.
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