bestnom1000x50
  • September 18, 2009
    By webteam

    If you track 26 year-old writer Tao Lin’s literary trajectory via his Internet presence and self-promotional stunts, it’s easy to get the sense that he’s on the brink of something really big. The Brooklyn-based author’s follower-to-followees ratio on Twitter is steadily climbing, his MySpace account was recently purchased for a ludicrous sum of $8,100 by an investment banker, and the buzz surrounding his latest work, a novella called Shoplifting From American Apparel, appears to trump that of his prior writings (two poetry collections, a book of short stories and a novel called Eeeee Eee Eee) in both sheer volume and praise.

    Read More

ADVERTISEMENT
Related Articles

1111-books_list
Boston Phoenix
The Book of Clouds
Published 11/12/2010 by EUGENIA WILLIAMSON
As books turn into data and tweets are archived for posterity, how will readers and academics cope with the detritus of a digital age?

1010_taolin_list
Boston Phoenix
Review: Tao Lin's Richard Yates
Published 10/15/2010 by CARRIE BATTAN
A better stunt: Lin transcends his self-promotion

 Friends' Activity   Popular 
All Blogs
Follow the Phoenix
  • newsletter
  • twitter
  • facebook
  • youtube
  • rss
ADVERTISEMENT
Latest Comments
ADVERTISEMENT
Search Blogs
 
Phlog Archives