Lin is a playwright/screenwriter, born and grew up in Beijing, China. Lin began writing proses and short fictions since early teen, and had some of them published, such as OF SEPARATION, in teen literature magazine Top Novel. In late teens, she joined in literature competitions such as "New Concept" National Literature Competition and "The Next • New Author" National Literature Competition, and got recognition. During college, her play HI JOE: A MEMOIR FOR OBLIVION won Best Original Script at "Spirit of Drama" Drama Competition of Peking University. After graduating, she published two fantasy novellas, YE, THE DISAPPEARED FASHION LEGEND and THE DREAM TELLER, in the magazine Novoland. In 2013, her first novel THE END was published. She started her MFA program in Writing for the Screen and Stage in Northwestern University since 2014.