Tao Lin is the author of ten books of prose and poetry, including the novels Leave Society and Taipei and the memoir Trip. He edits Muumuu House and lives in Hawaii. Visit his website at taolin.us.
Tao Lin on Granta.com
In Conversation | The Online Edition
Tao Lin & Anna Dorn
‘Do you ever prefer speaking to written communication?’
The authors discuss nature and the psyche, confessional writing and Wikipedia.
In Conversation | Issue 156
Sheila Heti and Tao Lin In Conversation
Sheila Heti & Tao Lin
Sheila Heti and Tao Lin discuss writing about motherhood and psychedelics, what changes when you begin to write under contract, and narrative forms that mimic the menstrual cycle.
Essays & Memoir | Issue 156
Three Japanese Books
Samantha Harvey, Phil Klay & Tao Lin
‘Each word is a snowflake falling, and with each paragraph the snow settles deeper.’
In Conversation | Issue 127
Tao Lin | Interview
Tao Lin & Yuka Igarashi
Yuka Igarashi talks to Tao Lin about sense of place within the novel Taipei, his online presence and abstraction and metaphor in his writing.
Essays & Memoir | Issue 127
Tao Lin | On Tour
‘The editor of the Oregonian’s books section (Powell’s employees later confirmed to me that it was him, but they could be wrong) attended, I think, and asked in what sounded to me like an accusatory, non-curious voice if I was on drugs.’