Jeremy Atherton Lin is an American-born essayist. Jeremy grew up in California and transplanted to London, where he took a job in retail and hung out at bars. He wrote down his experiences candidly in blogs and zines, then wound up on the Writing MA at the Royal College of Art. He has since published in The White Review, ArtReview, Noon, Tinted Window and the Times Literary Supplement. He was shortlisted for the Fitzcarraldo Editions Essay Prize in 2018. Jeremy lectures at arts universities in the UK and is an editor at Failed States, the journal of art and writing on place. His first book Gay Bar is published by Little, Brown (US) and Granta (UK) in 2021.