Kathy Acker

Kathy Acker

Born: April 18, 1947

Died: November 30, 1997

Nationality: American

Occupation: Activist, novelist, playwright, essayist, poet

Biography: Kathy Acker was an American experimental novelist, punk poet, playwright, essayist, postmodernist and sex-positive feminist writer. She was strongly influenced by the Black Mountain School, William S. Burroughs, David Antin, French critical theory, philosophy, and pornography.

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