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Lin King

Lin King is a writer from Taipei, Taiwan. She translates from Mandarin Chinese and Japanese. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Joyland, Asymptote, Public Books, and The Margins, among others, and has won the PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize. She is an MFA candidate and instructor of undergraduate writing at Columbia University.


“My mother has not slept for seven days.” A Taiwanese woman’s brother avoids calling their mother, setting off an insomniac unraveling.

Lin King