Tom Lin

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Associate Instructor, UWP 1, Introduction to Academic Literacies.

TA for ENL 158B, The American Novel 1900–Present, SQ 2021.

TA for CTS/STS/ENL 172, A07 + A08, Metagaming, WQ 2021.

TA for ENL 110B, Introduction to Critical Theory, FQ 2020.


Research Interests

Science and technology studies, autonomous technology, complexity and its etiologies, emergentism, aerospace, science fiction, speculative fiction, American literatures.



B.A., English, Pomona College.


Awards & Accolades

2022 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction (winner)

2022 New York Public Library Young Lion's Award (finalist)

2022 Northern California Book Award (finalist)



The Thousand Crimes of Ming Tsu. New York: Little, Brown & Co., 2021.

"On the weaponization of sight." The Brooklyn Rail, September 2017.