Tony Zhiyang Lin is a writer, filmmaker, and currently a Master’s candidate in International Affairs and Journalism at Columbia University, where his research focuses on East Asia, social media, and online activism. Having backpacked through more than 20 countries, Tony is the author of the Chinese travel journal Of All The Bars On This Planet (這顆行星上所有的酒館). The award-nominated ethnography is sold in five countries. As a self-taught filmmaker, Tony also directed the documentary A City of Two Tales, which was nominated for Best Short Film at Taiwan Queer International Film Festival and received Audience Choice Award at ShanghaiPRIDE Film Festival. Follow Tony on Twitter @tony_zy. You can email him tonylin.hk [at] gmail.com.