Lin King grew up in Taipei and lives in New York.

Her writing aims to contextualize and capsize the limited notions of East Asia and its diasporas currently found in English literature.

She is a recipient of the 2018 PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers.

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

She translates from Mandarin Chinese (fluently) and Japanese (passably).

She graduated from Princeton University in 2016 and works at the studio of artist Cai Guo-Qiang.