Kathy Acker

Alternative names:

Black Tarantula


Kathy Acker was a writer and artist born in New York City, United States. Her postmodern novels and transgressive writing style explored subject matter that reflected the punk-sensibilities of the 1970s and often dealt with themes such as childhood trauma, sexuality, and rebellion.

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