Heiko Julien (born 1986), is an American poet, short-story writer, musician, and Internet personality. He lives in Chicago, Illinois. Julien 's stories, poetry, and essays have been published in n+1, Thought Catalog, Pop Serial, Shabby Doll House, and The Lifted Brow. His work has been described as being preoccupied with memes, media, and online community.
Julien has cited authors Mark Leyner, Ben Brooks, Tao Lin, and blogger Steve Roggenbuck as central influences.
I Am Ready to Die a Violent Death. 2013, Civil Coping Mechanisms.
Haters Rag, editor.