Tag Archives: Kathy Acker

Portrait of an Eye

“Kathy Acker’s trancelike writing style peels away the layers of reality… Acker is an expert at evoking this shadowy realm of belief and emotion…

My Mother: Demonology

“What makes this book powerful is the archetypal punch behind each image, a punch that comes from an unknown assailant dressed in red wearing…

Literal Madness

“Speaks to us out of a delightful mock-na’veté that reminds one at times of the Dick and Jane readers rewritten as manuals for politics…

Great Expectations

“Acker’s most accomplished experimental work… As she says in Great Expectations, ‘A narrative is an emotional moving.’ It should be, but she’s one of…

Essential Acker

‘scarified sensibility, subversive intellect, and predatory wit make her a writer like no other I know.” –Tom LeClair, The New York Times Book Review

Don Quixote

“Scarified sensibility, subversive intellect, and predatory wit make her a writer like no other I know.” –Tom LeClair, The New York Times Book Review