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 candidly in blogs and zines, then wound up on the Writing MA at the Royal College of Art. He has since published in The Yale Review, Noon, Port, The Face, Literary Hub, The White Review, ArtReview, W, Tinted Window and the Times Literary Supplement. His debut book, Gay Bar, was published by Little, Brown (North America) and Granta (UK) in 2021. It was selected as a New York Times Editors’ Choice, Guardian Book of the Week and Attitude Book of the Month. Jeremy has appeared on NPR, NTS Radio, BBC Radio London, BBC Radio 4 and Resonance FM. Teaching and speaking engagements include The Courtauld Institute, Cornell University, Central St Martins, the Royal College of Art, Camberwell College of Arts, University of Glasgow and Birkbeck University. He is an editor at Failed States, the journal of art and writing on place.