Lin King grew up in Taipei and lives in New York, where she is pursuing an MFA in Fiction at Columbia University.

She is a winner of the PEN/Robert J. Dau Prize for Emerging Writers and a finalist of the Glimmer Train Fiction Open.

Her work has appeared in SLICE, Columbia Journal, E-flux, and PEN America Best Debut Short Stories 2018.

She translates from Mandarin Chinese (professionally) and Japanese (passably), and dabbles in graphic design and photography.

From 2016 to 2019, she worked for the artist Cai Guo-Qiang.

She studied English, Creative Writing, and East Asian Studies at Princeton University.