Tao Lin

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Birthday
2, 1983
Birthplace
Alexandria, VA
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
2, 1983 (age 36)
Birthplace
Alexandria, VA

About

A contemporary American writer, he is known for such novels as Taipei; Richard Yates; and Shoplifting from American Apparel. He also wrote a weekly column for Vice magazine.

Before Fame

He graduated from New York University in 2005 with a degree in journalism. He published his debut poetry collection, you are a little bit happier than i am, in 2006.

Trivia

He founded a literary press called Muumuu House.

Family Life

He was born in Alexandria, Virginia to Taiwanese parents. He was briefly married to Megan Boyle.

Associated With

He has been compared to Bret Easton Ellis.