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New Book, 99 Ways to Die, Drops in October!

Posted by on Sep 23, 2018 in Asia, Asian American, Books by Ed Lin, Featured, Taiwan, Writing | 0 comments

New Book, 99 Ways to Die, Drops in October!

Well, it’s been four years, and so I figured I’d write another post. As you can guess, there’s a new book along with a new trailer. 99 Ways to Die drops Oct. 9. I have a few events coming up, so check out my updated events tab! If you’re in New York on Oct. 11, it would be great to see you at the night-market book launch! Publishers Weekly summed it all up in a starred review for 99 Ways to Die: At the start of Lin’s stellar third Taipei Night Market novel (after...

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My Awesome Trip to Singapore!

Posted by on Jan 5, 2014 in Asia, Asian American, Books by Ed Lin, Ed, Featured, Readings, Writing | 2 comments

My Awesome Trip to Singapore!

Refreshing! In early November, I was fortunate enough to attend the Singapore Writers Festival. It was my first trip to the country and I had a fantastic time. I met some awesome writers from all over the world and the staff who put the festival together were on top of their game. Thank you Cheryl Tan for suggesting me as a panelist! Man, it was hot down there. I asked people how early Singapore settlers coped with the heat and humidity. They said that it wasn’t as bad in the early days...

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Bootleg Audio of Ed Lin at Litcrawl NYC

Posted by on Sep 18, 2013 in Asian American, Books by Ed Lin, Ed, Featured, Readings, Writing | 0 comments

Bootleg Audio of Ed Lin at Litcrawl NYC

I sorta slouch when I read because I lose myself in the words. (photos by Cathlin Goulding) Chances are you missed my reading at the Three of Cups in New York on Saturday, Sept. 14. But you can listen to it! I ran the voice memo app on my phone as I read and it sounds great! It’s a short piece called, “Rich.” Thank you Hyphen Magazine, Karissa Chen, LitCrawl, my fellow awesome readers and to you maniacs who made it out! Rich   They call us the dirty bunch (well, the...

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My Amazing Beijing Trip

Posted by on Sep 18, 2012 in Asian American, Books by Ed Lin, Ed, Featured, Journalism, Writing | 4 comments

My Amazing Beijing Trip

Kids love me! I found these dudes near the parking lot of the Great Wall (visible in background). I typically don’t travel much, but in April, May and June, I flew across the U.S. and went to Asia twice. I kicked things off by spending a week in Taipei, doing research and pretty much eating every half hour. Then it was off to a bunch of readings and events in New York (the wonderful The Mysterious Bookshop, the incredible Museum of Chinese in America and the always dope The Asian...

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Beautiful Men Holding My New Book

Posted by on Apr 8, 2012 in Asian American, Celebrities, Ed, Featured, Writing | 6 comments

Beautiful Men Holding My New Book

Here's my new book, One Red Bastard, being held by incredible men who are extremely good-looking! The book will be out in May, but these hunks are already out there!

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Santa Cruz, not Santa Claus!

Posted by on Dec 18, 2010 in Asian American, Ed, Ghosts, Writing | 0 comments

Santa Cruz, not Santa Claus!

Amberly Young is so awesome! (Did you draw a heart because you love me?) Santa Cruz is a beautiful place and University of California, Santa Cruz, has the best-looking campus I’ve ever seen.  It seems hidden within a forest of giant redwoods.  A guy who took me around campus told me that new students often become lost on the trails that connect the campuses. I was intrigued by the Mima Mounds — Kyle, you rock for bringing me on the long and perilous hike (we had to climb a...

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