Tan Lin is the author, most recently, of Heath Course Pak, Bib. Rev. Ed, Insominia and the Aunt, and 7 Controlled Vocabularies and Obituary 2004 The Joy of Cooking. He is the recipient of a 2012 Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grant, a Getty Distinguished Scholar Grant, and a Warhol Foundation/Creative Capital Arts Writing Grant to complete a book on the writings of Andy Warhol. He is working on a sampled novel, Our Feelings Were Made by Hand. He is an associate professor of English and creative writing at New Jersey City University.